Nightmares at the Neville: Night Tide (1961)
Nightmares at the Neville: Night Tide (1961)
Date: Oct. 17, 2023
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Neville Public Museum is proud to bring UW-GB professor Zack Kruse to the Museum for its inaugural season of the horror film series, Nightmares at the Neville. Nightmares at the Neville showcases three classic 1960s horror films with discussions led by Kruse, who is a scholar of comics, film, and American literature.

Attendees can enjoy complimentary admission into the Museum’s Morbid Curiosities exhibit, featuring strange and macabre items from the Museum’s collections.

General Admission $6
Member Admission $5
Student Admission $3

Popcorn and soda will be available for purchase prior to each film’s showing.

Theatre doors open at 5:30pm.

Night Tide (1961)

A young sailor falls in love with a mysterious woman performing as a mermaid at the local carnival. He soon comes to suspect the girl might be a real mermaid who draws men to watery deaths during the full moon.

More About Zack Kruse

Zack Kruse is the author of the Eisner-nominated Mysterious Travelers: Steve Ditko and the Search for a New Liberal Identity (University of Mississippi Press, 2021), recognized as one of the best books on comics in 2021 by The Comics Journal. He is a scholar of comics, film, and American literature, publishing broadly in each of these areas. As a comics creator, his strip, Mystery Solved!, appeared in Skeptical Inquirer Magazine. He was the founder and sole operator of the Appleseed Comics and Art Convention in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and he is the former marketing director for the largest comics retailer in the U.S. His voice can be heard on numerous comics and academic podcasts, as well as his weekly music program, The Mutant Graveyard.  He is currently working on multiple film, comics, and academic projects. He never sleeps. He says he will never die.