Nothing says “quality” like the name Roger Corman.
The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely.In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

Nothing says “quality” like the name Roger Corman.



The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely.

In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

Title card.
The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely. In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

Title card.


The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely.

In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

Craven doing “gesture magic” (animated gif)


The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely.

In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

"Milk! How vomitable."
The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely. In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

"Milk! How vomitable."


The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely.

In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

"Well, what do you think — I was born this way?"
The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely. In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

"Well, what do you think — I was born this way?"


The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely.

In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

"Ooh! These feathers itch!"
The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely. In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

"Ooh! These feathers itch!"


The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely.

In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

"You got some dried blood of a bat in the house?"

"I beg your pardon."

"Dried or evaporated bat’s blood."

"No."

"How about some chain links from a gallows bird? Jellied spiders? Rabbit’s lard? Dead-man’s hair?"

"No, we don’t keep those things in the house. We’re vegetarian."


The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely.

In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

"You’re the slowest magician I’ve ever seen."

"It’s a very difficult recipe."


The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely inspired by the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely.

In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

"Look what you did to me!"
Not enough dead-man’s hair.
The Raven (1963) produced and directed by  Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a  young Jack Nicholson. Loosely inspired by the Edgar Allen Poe poem of  the same name. Very loosely. In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

"Look what you did to me!"

Not enough dead-man’s hair.

The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely inspired by the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely.

In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

"Clearly he was the victim of some diabolic mind control."

Dr. Craven’s servant is overcome and tries to kill them all, until Craven subdues him magically.

The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely inspired by the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely.

In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

"This is my son, Rexford. This is Dr. Craven…"

Enchante, ma cher.”

There’s Jack Nicholson, friends and neighbors. He only has eyes for Craven’s daughter. Dr. Bedlo doesn’t seem too impressed with Rexford.

The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely inspired by the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely.

In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

"That’s a fine boy you have. Does he favor his mother?"

"She favors him."

The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely inspired by the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely.

In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

"…His eyes glittering like those of a maniac, his lips drawn back and his teeth clenched tight, his breath harsh and rapid."

Don’t worry, Estelle, that’s just Jack being Jack. Or, you know, Rexford under diabolic mind control.

The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely inspired by the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely.

In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

The castle Scarabus.  Corman is known for his awesome special effects.
The Raven (1963) produced and directed by  Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a  young Jack Nicholson. Loosely inspired by the Edgar Allen Poe poem of  the same name. Very loosely. In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

The castle Scarabus.  Corman is known for his awesome special effects.

The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely inspired by the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely.

In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

The foyer at castle Scarabus (animated gif).
The Raven (1963) produced and directed by  Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a  young Jack Nicholson. Loosely inspired by the Edgar Allen Poe poem of  the same name. Very loosely. In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.

The foyer at castle Scarabus (animated gif).

The Raven (1963) produced and directed by Roger Corman, staring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff and a young Jack Nicholson. Loosely inspired by the Edgar Allen Poe poem of the same name. Very loosely.

In 1935, Karloff starred in a film directed by Lew Landers with the same title, with Béla Lugosi.