The Raven (Special Edition) (Blu-ray)

Directed by Roger Corman

Release Year: 1963
Running Time: 86
UPC: 7 38329 25494 0
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
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Cast
Vincent Price
Peter Lorre
Boris Karloff
Jack Nicholson
Hazel Court
Olive Sturgess

Crew
Directed by Roger Corman

The legendary “Triumvirate of Terror”—Vincent Price (Scream and Scream Again), Peter Lorre (The Comedy of Terrors) and Boris Karloff (The Crimson Cult)—star in this twisted tale of sorcery most fowl! Director Roger Corman (The Tomb of Ligeia) and screenwriter Richard Matheson (The Last Man on Earth) deliver a tongue-in-cheek take on Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous poem. Dr. Craven (Price), the son of a great sorcerer (now dead), was once himself quite skilled at that profession, but has since abandoned it. One evening, a cowardly fool of a magician named Bedlo (Lorre) comes to Craven for help—the evil Scarabus (Karloff) has turned him into a raven and he needs someone to change him back. He also tells the reluctant wizard that Craven’s long-lost wife Lenore (Hazel Court, The Premature Burial), whom he loved greatly and thought dead, is living with the despised Scarabus. Featuring Jack Nicholson (Prizzi’s Honor) in an early screen role, this Corman-Poe classic about two wizards dueling for magical supremacy is utterly bewitching!


Blu-ray Extras Include:

NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian David Del Valle

Corman’s Comedy of Poe: An Interview with Producer/Director Roger Corman

Richard Matheson: Storyteller

TRAILERS FROM HELL with Mick Garris

Theatrical Trailer

Limited Edition O-Card Slipcase


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