TOWER OF LONDON
1962, Arrow Video (UK only), 79m 49s, BD-A/DVD-2 (2 discs)
At one of the busiest junctures of his career - right after making TALES OF TERROR (1962) for AIP, and just before embarking on the European shoot that led to his directing THE YOUNG RACERS (1963), producing DEMENTIA 13, setting up OPERATION TITIAN in Yugoslavia (which led to the making of three or four other pictures), and making his first-ever trip to the Soviet Union - Roger Corman found time to direct this historical thriller about a murderous, ghost-haunted Richard III. It's a remake of sorts of the Universal film of the same title, starring Basil Rathbone (as Richard), Boris Karloff, and a young Vincent Price, made in 1939. This time, Vincent Price has ascended to the misshapen lead.
|Vincent Price as Richard III.|
|Here actor Charles McCauley plays opposite Price in the role Price played in 1939.|
|A raven-toting sorcerer (Richard Hale) and various ghosts lead the murderous monach to court the Supernatural.|
|Michael Pate (CURSE OF THE UNDEAD) and Sandra Knight (THE TERROR) co-star.|
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