House of Usher

"Good"

House of Usher Review


Good old haunted-house horror from frequent collaborators Roger Corman and Vincent Price. Mark Damon's hapless visitor to the titular house finds a brother (Price) and sister (Myrna Fahey) in failing health, all while the house seems to crumble around them. It's hot gruel all around as Damon tries to nurse the girl -- his wannabe bride -- back to health, but the cursed house will have none of it. Filled with ineffective fright gags (shock cut to... an empty bed!), the Poe-inspired source material occasionally rises above the Corman-fueled production.

Aka The Fall of the House of Usher.



House of Usher

Facts and Figures

Genre: Horror/Suspense

Run time: 79 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 22nd June 1960

Budget: $270 thousand

Distributed by: MGM Home Entertainment

Production compaines: Alta Vista Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Fresh: 26 Rotten: 3

IMDB: 7.0 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: Samuel Z. Arkoff,

Starring: as Roderick Usher, as Philip Winthrop, as Madeline Usher, as Bristol, David Andar as Ghost (uncredited)

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