Psychedelic Cinema

First LSD scene in cinema, the Tingler 1959

“Average injection 50 micrograms. 50. I’m making it a hundred.” And so begins the first LSD scene in the history of cinema, which was featured, how suitable for the 1950s – in a horror film, in which LSD is described as a drug that will make all of your nightmares become alive and fill you with unbearable fear. What a peculiar notion 🙂 The scientist in the movie is interested in studying fear so he takes LSD, and boy does he go mad…

 

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