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A Strange Night With Coffin Joe October 9th at Webster University

A Strange Night With Coffin Joe takes place Sunday October 9th at Webster University’s Moore Auditorium (470 E. Lockwood Ave.) beginning at 7:30pm. The event will consist of a double-bill of This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse (1967) and Embodiment Of Evil (2008). There will be an appearance by Raymond Castile, who played the young Coffin Joe in Embodiment Of Evil

Unholy undertaker, evil philosopher, denizen of dreams and hallucinations, Coffin Joe, with his trademark top hat, black cape, and long talon-like fingernails is a horror icon in his native Brazil. Revered as a national boogeyman, Coffin Joe has been immortalized in films, TV shows, radio programs, and comic books. He is the creation of writer-director-star Jose Mojica Marins, whose perversely original and strangely personal filmmaking style has been compared to an unholy blend of Mario Bava, Luis Bunuel, and Russ Meyer.

Jose Mojica Marins took Brazil by storm with
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