A Black Day for Bluebeard (1974) | When Vincent Price played the vamp for The Snoop Sisters

A Black Day for Bluebeard (1974) | When Vincent Price played the vamp for The Snoop Sisters

In this fourth and final episode from the 1974 made-for-TV whodunit series The Snoop Sisters in which Helen Hayes and Mildred Natwick played two elderly spinster sleuths, Vincent Price guest starred as Michael Bastion a washed-up horror movie star suspected of murdering his wealthy wife. Also appearing was Roddy McDowall who took the fabulous photo of Vincent in full vampire drag that you see below.

The Snoop Sisters (1974)

The comic murder yarn was first aired on 19 March 1974 and famously saw Price and Hayes reuniting after some 38 years. They first performed together on Broadway in Victoria Regina in 1935 and 1936 – which also happened to be Vincent’s career-defining US stage debut.

Watch a clip here, from our The Sound of Vincent Price YouTube Channel

 

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