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Tales of Terror (1962) was a Comedy - Horror Film directed by Roger Corman and produced by Roger Corman, Samuel Z. Arkoff and James H. Nicholson.

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Tales of Terror (1962)

By Beatrice on Aug 22, 2017 From Flickers in Time

Tales of Terror Directed by Roger Corman Written by Richard Matheson from Stories by Edgar Allen Poe 1962/USA Alta Vista Productions First viewing/Amazon Instant The combination of Edgar Allen Poe, Roger Corman and Vincent Price nearly always ensures something enjoyable. ?Toss in Peter Lorre an... Read full article


TALES OF TERROR On Blu-ray

By Dan Day Jr. on Apr 26, 2015 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Over the past couple years, Shout Factory has come out with two different Vincent Price Blu-ray sets. Every Roger Corman-directed Edgar Allan Poe movie starring Price has been included in them....except TALES OF TERROR. Now TALES OF TERROR has been released on Blu-ray by Kino Lorber, and that compa... Read full article


TALES OF TERROR On Blu-ray

By Dan Day Jr. on Apr 26, 2015 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Over the past couple years, Shout Factory has come out with two different Vincent Price Blu-ray sets. Every Roger Corman-directed Edgar Allan Poe movie starring Price has been included in them....except TALES OF TERROR. Now TALES OF TERROR has been released on Blu-ray by Kino Lorber, and that compa... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: TALES OF TERROR (1962)

By Jennifer Garlen on Nov 8, 2014 From Virtual Virago

Most of Roger Corman's Poe movies stretch the author's short stories into feature length plots, but in Tales of Terror (1962) the director opts for an anthology approach, presenting a handful of tales in three distinct segments. Vincent Price, naturally, stars in all three, but his costars change wi... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: TALES OF TERROR (1962)

By Jennifer Garlen on Nov 8, 2014 From Virtual Virago

Most of Roger Corman's Poe movies stretch the author's short stories into feature length plots, but in Tales of Terror (1962) the director opts for an anthology approach, presenting a handful of tales in three distinct segments. Vincent Price, naturally, stars in all three, but his costars change wi... Read full article


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Quotes from

Montresor Herringbone: Why don't you watch where I'm going, huh?


Fortunato: For the love of God, Montresor!
Montresor Herringbone: Yes. For the love of God.


[last lines]
Helene Valdemar: Elliot! Elliot... Ugh!


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Facts about

Filmed November-December 1961.
For the story "The Black Cat", Vincent Price based his character of Fortunado on Ernie Kovacs's television character Percy Dovetonsils.
The adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Black Cat" also incorporates elements of Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado".
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