Fall of the House of Usher

The Fall of the House of Usher

Director: Robert Esson, Marshall Thompson, Tom Tryon

Cast: Robert Esson, Marshall Thompson, Tom Tryon

     
 
Fall of the House of Usher, Edgar Allan Poe's macabre tale of family curses, premature burial, and horrible revenge, was adapted for television in 1958. Marshall Thompson plays the tormented Roderick Usher, whose sister has died under mysterious circumstances. Upon the arrival of her fiancee (Tom Tryon), the girl literally returns from the grave to wreak havoc.

Overview

Fall of the House of Usher, Edgar Allan Poe's macabre tale of family curses, premature burial, and horrible revenge, was adapted for television in 1958. Marshall Thompson plays the tormented Roderick Usher, whose sister has died under mysterious circumstances. Upon the arrival of her fiancee (Tom Tryon), the girl literally returns from the grave to wreak havoc. Produced by Albert McCreery and directed by Robert Esson, this version of Fall of the House of Usher was originally presented April 28, 1958 on the daily live TV anthology series Matinee Theatre. A color kinescope of the production was later syndicated as part of a package titled Cameo Theater.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/30/2012
UPC:
0089218685292
Original Release:
1958
Source:
Alpha Video
Sales rank:
9,991

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