Tales Of Terror Blu-Ray

Tales Of Terror Blu-Ray
Tales Of Terror Blu-Ray Tales Of Terror Blu-Ray
In his earlier Edgar Allan Poe films, Roger Corman took short stories by the great Gothic master and expanded them into full-length features. Here, by contrast, the stories stay short, the only other thing they have in common being the participation of Vincent Price. In 'Morella' , Price plays a tormented man forced to confront a dark family secret when his long-estranged daughter tracks him down. In 'The Black Cat', he's the rakish lover of the wife of Peter Lorre, who naturally plots a deadly revenge. And in the title role of 'The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar', he tries to relieve chronic pain by asking Basil Rathbone to hypnotise him, something that leaves poor Valdemar hovering on the border between the dead and the living. Corman's previous Poe films were played completely straight, and parts of Tales of Terror are as authentically creepy as any of them. But he also stirred comedy into the Poe brew for the first time, particularly in the scenes between Price and Lorre.

Special Features
High Definition Blu-Ray (1080p) Presentation Of The Feature, Transferred From Original Film Elements By MGM, Original Uncompressed Mono PCM Audio, Optional Isolated Music And Effects Track, Optional English Subtitles For The Deaf And Hard Of Hearing, The Directors: Roger Corman, An Hour-Long Documentary On The Filmmaker Featuring Contributions From James Cameron, Martin Scorsese And Ron Howard, Kim Newman On Edgar Allan Poe, The Novelist And Critic Looks At Poe's Influence On the Big Screen, Cats In Horror Films, Critic, Novelist And Cats On Film Blogger Anne Billson Discusses The Genre Contributions Of Our Feline Friends, The Black Cat, A 1993 Short Film Adaptation Of Poe's Classic Tale Directed By Rob Green (The Bunker), Original Theatrical Trailer, Reversible Sleeve Featuring Original And Newly Commissioned Artwork By Dan Mumford, Collector's Booklet Containing New Writing By Roger Clark And Rob Green, Illustrated With Original Archive Stills
Specifications
Aspect Ratio2.35:1
AudioEnglish Mono 1.0
BBFC15
Case TypeAmaray Single
CastVincent Price,Maggie Pierce,Leona Gage
ColourColour
DirectorRoger Corman
Discs1
FormatIncludes - Booklet
FormatBlu-ray
HOH (Hard of Hearing)Yes
IFCO15
LanguageEnglish
RegionBlu-Ray B
Released2015-03-09
Run Time89
Special Features
SubtitleEnglish
Year1962

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