Tales of Terror
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Roger Corman's Tales of Terror stars Vincent Price in a trio of short stories, liberally adapted by Richard Matheson from the works of Edgar Allan Poe. The film gets off to a rousing start with "Morella," in which Price's bitterness over the long-ago death of his wife results in tragedy for his estranged daughter Maggie Pierce. The last of the three terror-filled tales, "The Case of Mr. Valdemar," finds Price being put into a state of suspended animation by the diabolical Basil Rathbone; when Rathbone claims Price's bride Debra Paget for himself, Price briefly… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An irreproachable one-stop shop for somebody looking to have a undemanding night with a CinemaScope Gothic shocker."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"The film should appeal to fans of the weird and those with a campy sense of humor more than those who are more serious about drama and Poe."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Among the least of the Corman-Price Poe pictures, but rendered imperishable by its hilarious/horrific wine-tasting scene between Peter Lorre and Vincent Price."
‑ Michael H. Price, Fort Worth Business Press
"[VIDEO] Roger Corman's status as a reliable creator of pulpy low-budget horror movies was firmly established by 1962, when he made "Tales of Terror.""
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"Não deixa de ser problemático que o mais eficaz dos episódios seja justamente aquele que carregue no humor (e, por sinal, Price e Lorre estão divertidíssimos em suas cenas conjuntas)."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"A wonderful addition to the Poe-AIP canon."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"A lavish-looking, stylish piece of work."
‑ Steve Biodrowski, ESplatter
"Fun scares with Vincent Price and Peter Lorre via Roger Corman."
‑ Steve Crum, Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
"Anthology horror worthy of a stormy night."
‑ Scott Weinberg, Apollo Guide
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