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List of Corman-Poe films

Of eight films, seven feature stories that are actually based on the works of Poe.

 

  1. House of Usher (1960) - Based on the short story "The Fall of the House of Usher"

 

  1. The Pit and the Pendulum (1961) - Based on the title of the short story of the same name

 

  1. The Premature Burial (1962) - Based on the short story of the same name

 

  1. Tales of Terror (1962) - Based on the short stories "Morella", "The Black Cat", "The Cask of Amontillado" and "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar"

 

  1. The Raven (1963) - Based on the poem of the same name

 

  1. The Haunted Palace (1963) - Based on H.P. Lovecraft's novella The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, using the title from Poe's 1839 poem

 

  1. The Masque of the Red Death (1964) - Based on the short story of the same name with another Poe short story, "Hop-Frog", used as a subplot

 

  1. The Tomb of Ligeia (1965) - Based on the short story "Ligeia"

 

Occasionally, Corman's 1963 film The Terror (produced immediately after The Raven) is recognized as being part of the Corman-Poe cycle, although the film's story and title are not based on any literary work.