Born in Freedom: The Story of Colonel Drake (1954) | When Vincent Price played the the first American to successfully drill for oil

Ever wanted to know about the birth of oil industry. Well take a look at this rare, corporate film from 1954, Born in Freedom: The Story of Colonel Drake starring Vincent Price, which premiered in Titusville, Pennsylvania on 29 March 1954, and become the first colour programme to be shown on…

House on Haunted Hill (1959) | There’ll be food and drink and ghosts, and perhaps even a few murders…

From the stylish opening sequence, in which Elisha Cook Jr appears as a disembodied talking head through to the big twist ending, William Castle's tongue-in-cheek 1959 chiller House on Haunted Hill keeps the shocks and surprises coming. Vincent Price gives a definitive performance as millionaire Frederick Loren who invites five people…