The Last Man on Earth

Movie Information

In Brief: The first of three attempts to adapt Richard Matheson's novel I Am Legend — and easily the most successful — The Last Man on Earth stars Vincent Price as the lone survivor of a plague that turns the afflicted into vampiric ghouls. A far more faithful adaptation of Matheson's story than The Omega Man or the more recent Will Smith version (which kept the book's title but not its ending), this one isn't a perfect film, but it may be the perfect role for Price.  
Genre: Horror
Director: Ubaldo Ragona , Sidney Salkow
Starring: Vincent Price, Franca Bettoia, Emma Danieli, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Christi Courtland
Rated: NR

The Thursday Horror Picture Show will screen The Last Man on Earth Thursday, Aug. 4, at 7:30 p.m. at Grail Moviehouse, hosted by Xpress movie critic Scott Douglas.


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