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Tales of Terror

Tales of Terror (1962)

Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe: 1) A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. 2) A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion to a competition, but finds the man's attention to his wife worthy of more dramatic action. 3) A man dying and in great pain agrees to be hypnotized at the moment of death, with unexpected consequences.

Plot Keywords: cat, spider, reincarnation, vase, wine, buried alive, horror, anthology, murder, zombie, corpse, extramarital affair, drunk, hypnotist, tomb, edgar allen poe

DirectorRoger Corman
WritersRichard Matheson, Edgar Allan Poe
Production CompaniesAlta Vista Productions, American International Pictures
Production CountryUnited States of America
Spoken LanguageEnglish

Alternate Titles

Schwarze Geschichten
Historias de terror
Destinos fatales
L'Empire de la terreur
I racconti del terrore
Der grauenvolle Mr. X