The Fall Of The House Of Usher Blu-Ray

The Fall Of The House Of Usher Blu-Ray
The Fall Of The House Of Usher Blu-Ray The Fall Of The House Of Usher Blu-Ray
When exploitation maestro Roger Corman decided to raise his game by hiring Vincent Price to star in an adaptation of a classic tale by Edgar Allan Poe, he set in train a series of Poe adaptations that would redefine American horror cinema. When Philip Winthrop (Mark Damon) visits his fiancee Madeline Usher (Myrna Fahey) in her crumbling family mansion, her brother Roderick (Price) tries to talk him out of the wedding, explaining that the Usher family is cursed and that extending its bloodline will only prolong the agony. Madeline wants to elope with Philip, but neither of them can predict what ruthless lengths Roderick will go to in order to keep them apart. Richard Matheson's intelligent, literate script is enhanced by Floyd Crosby's stylish widescreen cinematography; but it's Vincent Price's anguished conviction in one of his signature roles that makes the film so chillingly memorable over half a century on.

Special Features
High Definition Blu-Ray (1080P) Presentation Of The Feature Transferred From Original Elements By MGM, Original Uncompressed 2.0 Mono PCM Audio, Optional English SDH Subtitles For The Deaf And Hard Of Hearing, Audio Commentary With Director And Producer Roger Corman, Legend To Legend: An Interview With Director And Former Corman Apprentice Joe Dante, Interview With Author And Gothic Horror Expert Jonathan Rigby, Fragments Of The House Of Usher: A Specially-Commissioned Video Essay By Critic And Filmmaker David Cairns Examining Corman's Film In Relation To Poe's Story, Archival Interview With Vincent Price, Original Trailer, Interview With Director And Former Corman Apprentice Joe Dante, Collector's Booklet Featuring New Writing On The Film By Author And Critic Tim Lucas And An Extract From Vincent Price's Long Out Of Print Autobiography, Illustrated With Original Archive Stills And Posters
Specifications
Aspect Ratio2.35:1
AudioEnglish Mono PCM 2.0
BBFC12
Case TypeAmaray Single
CastVincent Price,Harry Ellerbe,Mark Damon,Myrna Fahey
ColourColour
DirectorRoger Corman
Discs1
FormatIncludes - Booklet
FormatBlu-ray
HOH (Hard of Hearing)Yes
LanguageEnglish
RegionBlu-Ray B
Released2013-08-26
Run Time79
Special Features
SubtitleEnglish
Year1960

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Tags: 1960s