In this tongue-in-cheek movie inspired by Poe's poem, Dr. Craven is the son of a great sorcerer (now dead) who was once himself quite skilled at that profession, but has since abandoned it. One evening, a cowardly fool of a magician named Bedlo comes to Craven for help - the evil Scarabus has turned him into a raven and he needs someone to change him back. He also tells the reluctant wizard that Craven's long-lost wife Lenore, whom he loved greatly and thought dead, is living with the despised Scarabus. Written by
Ken Yousten <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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[Craven and Bedloe enter the family crypt. It is full of dust and spider webs]
Hard place to keep clean, huh?
Yes, I very seldom get down here.
[Craven begins to unseal the coffin of his father as Bedloe brushes dust from the coffin lid]
[Craven opens the coffin lid, he loses his grip and it falls, smashing Bedloe's wing]
[Craven opens the coffin lid and looks at his father's corpse]
. Forgive me, Papa.
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Several masters of horror and mystery gather here to have fun with Poe and the horror genre in general. The duel of the magicians is a hoot, and Peter Lorre in a bird suit is delightful. One of the best horror spoofs ever made.
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