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Posted by Brad Kimball (Member # 5) on May 22, 2017, 09:26 AM:
 
What movie is this from? Anybody know?
 
Posted by Carter Bradley (Member # 984) on May 22, 2017, 12:03 PM:
 
The Ken Films catalog of 1974-75 doesn't give much help...only this description: "UA-207 Master of Horror. The spine-chilling tales of the weird and demented, by Edgar Allen Poe, the master of mystery and imagination. Only for those who can stand horror beyond belief!"
 
Posted by Douglas Meltzer (Member # 28) on May 22, 2017, 01:57 PM:
 
"Master of Horror" is the US edit of the 1965 Argentinian film "Obras Maestras Del Terror". The film tells three Edgar Allan Poe tales, "The Facts in M. Valdemar's Case", "The Cask of Amontillado" and "The Tell-Tale Heart". The US release of the feature cut out the last story. The Ken digest uses the Valdemar segment.

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Doug
 
Posted by Brad Kimball (Member # 5) on May 22, 2017, 08:27 PM:
 
Thank you, Doug. Is it any good or is the box art more satisfying than what's inside?
 
Posted by John Capazzo (Member # 157) on May 25, 2017, 04:23 PM:
 
Was this the film that the Ken Films catalog stated "For strong hearts only"; or was it The Human Monster?
 
Posted by David Hardy (Member # 4628) on May 29, 2017, 06:37 AM:
 
This is almost a remake of AIP Roger Corman's
Tales Of Terror.
 
Posted by Douglas Meltzer (Member # 28) on May 29, 2017, 10:13 AM:
 
Brad,

It's an acceptable cutdown, however you are correct....the artwork is better!

John,

Yup, that was The Human Monster. They also said that one was "very blood-thirsty"!

Doug
 


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