Poster

House of Usher ()


Reference View | Change View


Upon entering his fiancée's family mansion, a man discovers a savage family curse and fears that his future brother-in-law has entombed his bride-to-be prematurely.

Director:
Awards:
Reviews:

Photos and Videos

Complete, Cast awaiting verification

Edit
...
Roderick Usher
...
Philip Winthrop
...
Madeline Usher
...
Bristol
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Andar ...
Ghost (uncredited)
Mario Bellini ...
Ghost (uncredited)
...
Ghost (uncredited)
Eleanor LeFaber ...
Ghost (uncredited)
Nadajan ...
Ghost (uncredited)
Ruth Oklander ...
Ghost (uncredited)
George Paul ...
Ghost (uncredited)
Géraldine Paulette ...
Ghost (uncredited)
Phil Sulvestre ...
Ghost (uncredited)
John Zimeas ...
Ghost (uncredited)

Directed by

Edit
Roger Corman

Written by

Edit
Edgar Allan Poe ... (based on "The Fall of The House of Usher")
 
Richard Matheson ... (screenplay)

Produced by

Edit
Roger Corman ... producer
James H. Nicholson ... executive producer

Music by

Edit
Les Baxter

Cinematography by

Edit
Floyd Crosby ... director of photography

Film Editing by

Edit
Anthony Carras

Production Design by

Edit
Daniel Haller

Set Decoration by

Edit
Harry Reif ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department

Edit
Fred B. Phillips ... makeup (as Fred Phillips)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

Edit
Jack Bohrer ... assistant director

Art Department

Edit
Richard M. Rubin ... properties (as Dick Rubin)
Burt Shonberg ... painter: paintings (as Burt Schoenberg)

Sound Department

Edit
Alfred R. Bird ... sound editor (as Al Bird)
Philip Mitchell ... sound

Special Effects by

Edit
Pat Dinga ... special effects

Visual Effects by

Edit
Lawrence W. Butler ... process photography director (as Larry Butler)
Ray Mercer ... photographic effects

Camera and Electrical Department

Edit
Frank Tanner ... still photographer

Costume and Wardrobe Department

Edit
Marjorie Corso ... wardrobe

Music Department

Edit
Eve Newman ... music editor
Les Baxter ... conductor (uncredited)
Pete Carpenter ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Herman Clebanoff ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Caesar Giovannini ... musician: piano (uncredited)
Victor Gottlieb ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Milt Holland ... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Anatol Kaminsky ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Armand Kaproff ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Nathan Kaproff ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Milton Kestenbaum ... musician: bass (uncredited)
Ray Linn ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Sinclair Lott ... musician: french horn (uncredited)
Ken Lowman ... musician: bassoon (uncredited)
Edgar Lustgarten ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Virginia Majewski ... musician: viola (uncredited)
Jack Marsh ... musician: bassoon (uncredited)
Erno Neufeld ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Dorothy Remsen ... musician: harp (uncredited)
Sylvia Ruderman ... musician: flute (uncredited)
Ambrose Russo ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Eudice Shapiro ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Eleanor Slatkin ... musician: cello (uncredited)
Felix Slatkin ... musician: violin (uncredited)

Other crew

Edit
Reynold Brown ... movie poster art (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

Production Companies

Edit

Distributors

Edit

Special Effects

Edit

Other Companies

Edit

Storyline

Edit
Plot Summary

After a long journey, Philip arrives at the Usher mansion seeking his loved one, Madeline. Upon arriving, however, he discovers that Madeline and her brother Roderick Usher have been afflicted with a mysterious malady: Roderick's senses have become painfully acute, while Madeline has become catatonic. That evening, Roderick tells his guest of an old Usher family curse: any time there has been more than one Usher child, all of the siblings have gone insane and died horrible deaths. As the days wear on, the effects of the curse reach their terrifying climax. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher and Nina

Plot Keywords
Taglines Edgar Allan Poe's overwhelming tale of EVIL & TORMENT See more »
Genres
Parents Guide View content advisory »
Certification

Additional Details

Edit
Also Known As
  • The Fall of the House of Usher (United States)
  • The Mysterious House of Usher (United States)
  • Haunted House of Usher (United States)
  • The Fall of the House of Usher (Ireland, English title)
  • The Fall of the House of Usher (United Kingdom)
  • See more »
Runtime
  • 79 min
Official Sites
Country
Language
Color
Aspect Ratio
Sound Mix
Filming Locations

Box Office

Budget $200,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

Edit
Trivia Roger Corman learned that there was an old barn in Orange County, CA, that was about to be demolished. He was able to strike a deal that would allow him to burn the barn at night and film it. The resulting footage was so good that it was used not only in the climax of this film but in later "Poe" films as well. See more »
Goofs As Phillip leaves his room to go to supper you hear the house start to rumble and it shows the hallway shaking,you can tell that this is done by having the camera moved around as the candles and other miscellaneous items in the hall don't move at all. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into The Unauthorized Hagiography of Vincent Price (2014). See more »
Quotes Roderick Usher: I suggest you leave, Mr. Winthrop. No? Then perish with us.
See more »

Contribute to This Page


Recently Viewed