3 horror stories based on the writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. In the 1st story titled "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment", Heidegger attempts to restore the youth of three elderly friends. In "... See full summary »
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
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Among the humorous touches Richard Matheson worked into the screenplay were the Latin incantations used to cast spells, which any student of the language would recognize as the adages: "I came, I saw, I conquered"; "Beware of the dog"; "If you want peace, prepare for war"; etc. See more »
Strings attached to the chair Vincent Price is sitting on are clearly visible at the end of the chair flying scene. See more »
You sly old thing you.
[she carresses Scarabus' jaw]
And what was his price?
[referring to Dr. Bedloe]
Who, mine? A double value. Superior magical knowledge and through my death by lightning, freedom from overbearing women.
Well worth the cost of being turned into an insignificant bird.
To say nothing of luring Dr. Craven to me, don't forget that, my love.
I can't imagine why you want him here.
It's not Craven I want, it's his magic.
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