House of Usher

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Genre: Horror/Suspense

Run time: 79 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 22nd June 1960

Budget: $270 thousand

Distributed by: MGM Home Entertainment

Production compaines: Alta Vista Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Fresh: 26 Rotten: 3

IMDB: 7.0 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: Samuel Z. Arkoff,

Starring: Vincent Price as Roderick Usher, Mark Damon as Philip Winthrop, Myrna Fahey as Madeline Usher, Harry Ellerbe as Bristol, David Andar as Ghost (uncredited)

House of Usher Movie Review


Good old haunted-house horror from frequent collaborators Roger Corman and Vincent Price. Mark Damon's hapless visitor to the titular house finds a brother (Price) and sister (Myrna Fahey) in failing health, all while the house seems to crumble around them. It's hot gruel all around as Damon tries to nurse the girl -- his wannabe bride -- back to health, but the cursed house will have none of it. Filled with ineffective fright gags (shock cut to... an empty bed!), the Poe-inspired source material occasionally rises above the Corman-fueled production.

Aka The Fall of the House of Usher.


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