Thursday, 6 August 2009
Roger Corman's Poe-sters addenda
Corman directed The Haunted Palace in 1963. midway through his series of films based on Poe stories. Despite the presence of the production company AIP, director, the star and Poe's name on the poster, this is based on The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H. P. Lovecraft. The only guenuine Poe connection is the title, which comes from one of his poems published in 1839 and later used in The Fall of the House of Usher.