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Presented by Cinema Salem at Cinema Salem, Salem MA

Oct 21 2021

Deathdream is the first in a monthly series called “Horrorgorical,” which showcases horror films that serve as allegories for social and political issues.

In this shattering variation on “The Monkey’s Paw,” grief-stricken suburban parents Charles (John Marley) and Christine Brooks (Lynn Carlin) refuse to accept the news that their son, Andy (Richard Backus), has been killed in Vietnam. But when Andy returns home soon after, something may be horribly wrong: Andy is alive and well . . . or is he?

Directed by Bob Clark just before he made his groundbreaking slasher classic BLACK CHRISTMAS, this furiously subversive zombie thriller was one of

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Star of Deathdream Richard Backus will appear in person for a Q&A following the screening.


Cinema Salem

One East India Square, Salem, MA 01970

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Info regarding how this event is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.:

COVID PROTOCOLS WE HOPE EVERYONE WILL GET VACCINATED BEFORE COMING TO THE MOVIES! We require FACE MASKS in accordance with Salem Board of Health rules. We want everyone to be safe in our theaters. We are following public health news and City of Salem requirements. We will change our practices as appropriate. We have masks at the box office for anyone who needs one. We require face masks in all cinema spaces (lobby, rest rooms and screening rooms) unless you are eating or drinking in your theater seat. We are limiting tickets for each screening so you can spread out comfortably In our theaters. We ask everyone to practice social distancing. We provide hand sanitizer in convenient locations. We have upgraded our HVAC system to circulate plenty of fresh air. We have installed contactless faucets in our rest rooms. We require all staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: Yes
Social Distancing: Yes
Limited Capacity: Yes
Reservations Required: No
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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