The comedy of terrors ; the raven
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Published
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, 2003, c1963.
Format
DVD
Language
English

Notes

General Note
Videodisc release of two 1963 motion pictures by Orion Pictures Corporation.
Creation/Production Credits
Comedy of Terrors: Producers, James H. Nicholson and Samuel Z. Arkoff ; director, Jacques Tourneur.
Creation/Production Credits
Raven: Produced and directed by Roger Corman ; screenplay by Richard Matheson.
Participants/Performers
Comedy of Terrors: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Joyce Jameson, Rhubarb the Cat, Joe E. Brown, Basil Rathbone.
Participants/Performers
Raven: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Hazel Court, Olive Sturgess, Jack Nicholson.
Description
Comedy of Terrors: The Hinchley and Trumbull Funeral Parlor is on the verge of financial ruin. Hinchley, 92 years old and senile, had entrusted the business to his lazy, drunken son-in-law, Trumbull. To make matters worse, their landlord is now threatening to evict them. Forced to act, Trumbull devises a murderous scheme that will drum up new "customers" and pay back his landlord at the same time.
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Raven: Based on the poem by Edgar Allan Poe. Craven is visited one night by a talking raven and learns that it is really his fellow magician, Dr. Bedlo, who has been transformed into a bird by the evil Scarabus. The raven further unravels the devious scheme of Craven's wife, who has tricked her husband into believing her dead so she could desert him for the comforts of Scarabus' wealth and power.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD.
Language
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Local note
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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Arkoff, S., Brown, J. E. 1., Corman, R., Jameson, J., Karloff, B., Lorre, P., Matheson, R., Nicholson, J., Nicholson, J. H., Poe, E. A., Price, V., Rathbone, B., & Tourneur, J. (20031963). The comedy of terrors ; the raven . MGM Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sam. Arkoff et al.. 20031963. The Comedy of Terrors ; the Raven. MGM Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sam. Arkoff et al.. The Comedy of Terrors ; the Raven MGM Home Entertainment, 20031963.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Arkoff, Sam., et al. The Comedy of Terrors ; the Raven MGM Home Entertainment, 20031963.

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