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Edgar Allan Poe's House of Usher / American International Pictures ; Alta Vista Productions ; James H. Nicholson & Samuel Z. Arkoff present ; produced and directed by Roger Corman ; screenplay by Richard Matheson, based on Edgar Allan Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher.

Format:
Video/Projected medium
Language:
  • English
  • French
Published/​Created:
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, ©2001.
Εdition:
Widescreen.
Description:
1 videodisc (79 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Summary note:
Story of the last member of the Usher family who is obsessed by generations of evil as he prepares to meet his death.
Notes:
Originally issued as a motion picture in 1960.
Creation/​Production credits:
Director of photography, Floyd Crosby ; film editor, Anthony Carras ; music, Les Baxter.
Target audience:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System details:
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono ; aspect ratio 2.35:1 ; enhanced for 16:9 televisions.
Awards:
Named to the National Film Registry in 2005 by the Library of Congress.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s):
Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey, Harry Ellerbe.
Language(s):
  • English or dubbed French audio tracks; optional Spanish or French subtitles.
  • Closed-captioned.
Contents:
Bonus features : Optional audio feature commentary with director Roger Corman ; original theatrical trailer.
Subject(s):
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Fall of the house of UsherFilm adaptations [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
  • National Film Registry.
  • B films.
  • Feature films.
  • Fiction films.
  • Film adaptations.
  • Horror films.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other title(s):
  • House of Usher
  • Fall of the House of Usher
Title on container and disc menu:
  • Edgar Allan Poe's The fall of the House of Usher
ISBN:
  • 0792850033
  • 9780792850038
Publisher no.:
1002050
OCLC:
47170643
Universal Product Code:
  • 883904269441
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