Comedy of Terror/The Raven (1963)
|Contains the classics THE COMEDY OF TERRORS and THE RAVEN.|
THE COMEDY OF TERRORS: Vincent Price stars as Waldo Trumbell, a lazy New England funeral parlor owner, who blackmails Peter Lorre into helping him increase business by killing people. Price meets resistance from his landlord (Basil Rathbone), wife and senile old father-in-law (Boris Karloff).
THE RAVEN: In the 15th century England the sorcerer Craven learns from fellow magician Dr. Bedlo that his supposed dead wife is alive and living at the castle of master sorcerer Dr. Scarabus. Craven and Bedlo journey to Scarabus' castle, and, in a fantastic duel of magic, Craven and Scarabus engage in a fight to the finish.
Editor's NoteTwo cult classics from producer Roger Corman are included in this double bill of comedic horror films. From Corman's best and most prolific period come the films THE COMEDY OF TERRORS (1964) and THE RAVEN (1963), both featuring Vincent Price and Boris Karloff. Please see individual titles for synopses.
|Jacques Tourneur - [Comedy] Director|
|Roger Corman - [Raven] Director|