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The Resource 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, (DVD/)

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, (DVD/)

Label
Edgar Allan Poe's House of Usher
Title
Edgar Allan Poe's House of Usher
Statement of responsibility
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
Title variation
  • House of Usher
  • Edgar Allan Poe's The fall of the House of Usher
  • Fall of the House of Usher
Contributor
Actor
Adapter
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Story of the last member of the Usher family who is obsessed by generations of evil as he prepares to meet his death
Member of
Awards note
Named to the National Film Registry in 2005 by the Library of Congress.
Cataloging source
NTG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Floyd Crosby ; film editor, Anthony Carras ; music, Les Baxter
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
  • English or dubbed French audio tracks ; optional Spanish or French subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.H68 2001
PerformerNote
Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey, Harry Ellerbe
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1926-
  • 1918-2001
  • 1926-2013
  • 1911-1993
  • 1933-
  • 1933-1973
  • 1922-1996
  • 1922-1996
  • 1899-1985
  • 1920-2007
  • 1809-1849
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Corman, Roger
  • Nicholson, James H
  • Arkoff, Samuel Z.
  • Matheson, Richard
  • Price, Vincent
  • Damon, Mark
  • Fahey, Myrna
  • Baxter, Les
  • Ellerbe, Harry
  • Baxter, Les
  • Crosby, Floyd
  • Carras, Anthony
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • American International Pictures (Firm)
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Alta Vista Film Productions, Ltd
Runtime
79
Series statement
Midnite movies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Longs métrages
Technique
live action
Label
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, (DVD/)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally issued as a motion picture in 1960
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Bonus features : Optional audio feature commentary with director Roger Corman ; original theatrical trailer
Control code
ocm47170643
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (79 min.)
Isbn
9780792850038
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1002050
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)47170643
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono ; aspect ratio 2.35:1 ; enhanced for 16:9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, (DVD/)
Publication
Note
Originally issued as a motion picture in 1960
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Bonus features : Optional audio feature commentary with director Roger Corman ; original theatrical trailer
Control code
ocm47170643
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (79 min.)
Isbn
9780792850038
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1002050
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)47170643
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono ; aspect ratio 2.35:1 ; enhanced for 16:9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD

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