Tales of Terror

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Tales of Terror (1962, USA) is a Horror film directed by Roger Corman.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1962
  • Color
  • Runtime: 85 min (PAL) | 89 min (NTSC)
  • Aspect Ratio: (2.35:1)
  • Production Co: Alta Vista Productions
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures (1962) (USA) (theatrical) | Anglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors (1962) (UK) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Roger Corman
  • Written by Edgar Allan Poe, Richard Matheson
  • Starring Vincent Price, Maggie Pierce, Leona Gage
  • Produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff, Roger Corman, James H. Nicholson
  • Original Music by Les Baxter
  • Cinematography by Floyd Crosby
  • Film Editing by Anthony Carras

Also Known As

  • Der Grauenvolle Mr. X (Germany)
  • Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Terror (USA)
  • Historias de terror (Spain)
  • I Racconti del terrore (Italy)
  • L' Empire de la terreur (France)
  • Poe's Tales of Terror
  • Schwarze Geschichten (Germany)

Plot Summary

  • Three tales of terror involve a grieving widower and the daughter he abandoned; a drunkard and his wife's black cat; and a hypnotist who prolongs the moment of a man's death.


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