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Double Feature: Tales of Terror (1962)/Twice Told Tales (1963)

The success of Roger Corman’s House of Usher (aka The Fall of the House of Usher, 1960) for American International spawned a long-running series of films adapted from or inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe, and mostly featuring … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Cat People (1944)

The runaway box office success of Cat People (1942) gave producer Val Lewton a now-legendary amount of leeway during his run at RKO. As long as he kept the spending thrifty and stuck to the sensational titles imposed by the studio, … Continue reading

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