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West Texas Film Festival’s Screening of The Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
Ellen Noel Art Museum

Thursday July 26th @ 6 pm

Admission is free and refreshments will be served.

A comedy horror film directed by Roger Corman. Written by Charles B. Griffith, the film is a farce about an inadequate florist’s assistant who cultivates a plant that feeds on human flesh and blood. The film’s concept is thought to be based on a 1932 story called “Green Thoughts”, by John Collier, about a man-eating plant. However, Dennis McDougal in Jack Nicholson’s biography suggests that Charles B. Griffith may have been influenced by Arthur C. Clarke’s sci-fi short story, “The Reluctant Orchid. The film stars Jack Nicholson, Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph, Mel Welles and Dick Miller.