Thursday, December 8, 2011

Purple Reign

While his subjects get less and must ration,
For this royal excess is the fashion
"These rainbow interiors,"
He explains to inferiors,
"Best express my most decadent passion."

First the yellow, then comes the purple chamber. Vincent Price lords it over Patrick Magee, Hazel Court and Jane Asher in Roger Corman's Masque of the Red Death.  Image source: Dial V for Vintage.

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