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The Masque of the Red Death

The Masque of the Red Death, starring Vincent Price, by Roger Corman
The Masque of the Red Death (1964) starring Vincent Price, Hazel Court Synopsis of The Masque of the Red Death While the plague rages outside in the small Italian province, the Satan-worshipping prince stays confined to the sanctuary of his castle with his aristocratic guests. Inside, all is revelry...
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Tales of Terror

Tales of Terror (1962) starring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Basil Rathbone, Joyce Jameson by Roger Corman
Tales of Terror (1962) starring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Basil Rathbone, Joyce Jameson by Roger Corman Synopsis Tales of Terror is a trio of Poe horror tales, directed by Rober Corman. Based on: The Black Cat, The Cask of Amontillado, Morella, and The case of M. Valdemar.
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The Fall of the House of Usher

The Fall of the House of Usher (1960) starring Vincent Price, Mark Damon, by Roger Corman
Synopsis of The Fall of the House of Usher Edgar Allen Poe’s classic tale of murder, madness and necrophilia in the ancient ancestral home of the tragic Usher family. Vincent Price is the last male in the ill-fated line of Ushers, haunted by the crimes of his ancestors....
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The Terror

The Terror (1963) starring Jack Nicholson, Boris Karloff, Sandra Knight, Dick Miller, by Roger Corman
The Terror (1963) starring Jack Nicholson, Boris Karloff, Sandra Knight, Dick Miller, by Roger Corman Synopsis of The Terror A young officer in Napoleon’s army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly Baron where he discovers that she is the pawn of an old witch...
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The Wasp Woman

The Wasp Woman (1959) starring Susan Cabot, Philip Barry, Michael Mark, Fred Eisley, directed by Roger Corman
The Wasp Woman (1959) starring Susan Cabot, Philip Barry, Michael Mark, Fred Eisley, directed by Roger Corman Synopsis of The Wasp Woman  The Wasp Woman – A cosmetics queen develops a youth formula from jelly taken from queen wasps. She fails to anticipate the typical hoary side- effects.
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X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes

X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes, starring Ray Milland, Don Rickles, Diana Van der Vlis, by Roger Corman
X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes, starring Ray Milland, Don Rickles, Diana Van der Vlis, by Roger Corman Roger Corman’s X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes, is a different science fiction/horror movie, in several ways. It has the well-worn theme of a scientist delving too deeply into things...
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The Pit and the Pendulum

The Pit and the Pendulum (1961) starring Vincent Price, Barbara Steele
The Pit and the Pendulum (1961) starring Vincent Price, Barbara Steele It has been said that Vincent Price often played the role of the tragic monster — and that’s never truer than in  The Pit and the Pendulum. Vincent Price plays Don Nicholas Medina, a man whose wife...
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The Secret Invasion

The Secret Invasion (1964), starring Stewart Granger, Mickey Rooney, Raf Vallone, Henry Silva, Edd Byrnes, directed by Roger Corman Synopsis of The Secret Invasion The Secret Invasion is the story of British Intelligence using criminals to work behind enemy lines in Yugoslavia during World War II.
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Eat my Dust

Ron Howard pops the clutch and tells the world to "Eat My Dust" starring Ron Howard, directed by Roger Corman
Eat My Dust starring and directed by Ron Howard, produced by Roger Corman Editorial review of Eat My Dust courtesy of Amazon.com  Way back in 1976, actor-director Ron Howard made a bargain with shlockmeister producer-director Roger Corman. It went something like this: Corman agreed to produce Howard’s feature directorial...
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