Edgar Allan Poe


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Masque of the Red Death, The (1964) -- (Movie Clip) Shouldn't You Be On Your Knees? Cruel Prince Prospero (Vincent Price) discovers the humble Francesca (Paul McCartney's then-girlfriend Jane Asher), looking out for the interest of her village, lover and father (David Weston, Nigel Green, early in The Masque of the Red Death, 1964.
Masque Of The Red Death, The (1964) -- (Movie Clip) I Will Do What I Must Snatched from her people by the leering Prince Prospero (Vincent Price) who aims to make her choose whether he’ll kill her father or her lover, ravishing peasant Francesca (Jane Asher, Paul McCartney’s girlfriend at the time) holds her own with her captor and his paramour (Hazel Court), in Roger Corman’s Masque Of The Red Death, 1964, from the Poe story.
Oblong Box, The (1969) -- (Movie Clip) Male, Just Buried 19th English century grave robber Weller (Godfrey James) and his mates have killed a groundskeeper while stealing a body for scientist Neuhartt (Christopher Lee, his first scene), expecting extra pay, unaware that they’ve grabbed an insane mutilated nobleman who faked his death using a magical potion, in The Oblong Box, 1969.
Oblong Box, The (1969) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Let Go Of Me! Full-on spooky voodoo and probably deplorable, from AIP and director Gordon Hessler, Vincent Price is a helpless Englishman outside as a fellow visitor is tortured by African tribesmen, opening The Oblong Box, 1969, with Christopher Lee, little more than the title from an Edgar Allan Poe story.