|Other author/creator||Arkoff, Samuel Z., 1918-2001.|
|Other author/creator||Nicholson, James H., 1916-1972.|
|Other author/creator||Tourneur, Jacques, 1904-1977.|
|Other author/creator||Corman, Roger, 1926-|
|Other author/creator||Matheson, Richard, 1926-2013.|
|Other author/creator||Baxter, Les, 1922-1996.|
|Other author/creator||Price, Vincent, 1911-1993.|
|Other author/creator||Lorre, Peter.|
|Other author/creator||Karloff, Boris, 1887-1969.|
|Other author/creator||Jameson, Joyce, 1932-1987.|
|Other author/creator||Brown, Joe E. (Joe Evan), 1892-1973.|
|Other author/creator||Rathbone, Basil, 1892-1967.|
|Other author/creator||Nicholson, Jack.|
|Other author/creator||Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Raven.|
|Other author/creator||Orion Pictures.|
|Other author/creator||MGM Home Entertainment Inc.|
|Other author/creator||American International Pictures (Firm)|
|Other author/creator||Alta Vista Film Productions, Ltd.|
||Title at end of second feature : Edgar Allan Poe's The raven
||MGM presents Midnite movies, Double feature
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||Side A: Comedy of terrors (ca. 83 min.) -- Special features: 'Richard Matheson Storyteller: The comedy of terrors' [featurette] (ca. 10 min.) -- original theatrical trailer ; Side B: The Raven (ca. 86 min.) -- Special features: 'Richard Matheson Storyteller: The raven' [featurette] (ca. 7 min.) -- 'Corman's comedy of Poe' [featurette] (ca. 8 min.) -- Promotional record [audio with still photos] (ca. 6 min.) -- original theatrical trailer.
||Comedy of Terrors: The Hinchley and Trumbull Funeral Parlor is on the verge of financial ruin. Hinchley, 92 years old and senile, had entrusted the business to his lazy, drunken son-in-law, Trumbull. To make matters worse, their landlord is now threatening to evict them. Forced to act, Trumbull devises a murderous scheme that will drum up new "customers" and pay back his landlord at the same time.
||Raven: Based on the poem by Edgar Allan Poe. Craven is visited one night by a talking raven and learns that it is really his fellow magician, Dr. Bedlo, who has been transformed into a bird by the evil Scarabus. The raven further unravels the devious scheme of Craven's wife, who has tricked her husband into believing her dead so she could desert him for the comforts of Scarabus' wealth and power.
|General note||Both films originally released as motion pictures in 1963.|
|Credits||Comedy of Terrors: Directed by Jacques Tourneur ; director of photography, Floyd Crosby ; music by Les Baxter ; film editor, Anthony Carras.|
|Credits||Raven: Produced and directed by Roger Corman ; music by Les Baxter ; director of photography, Floyd Crosby ; film editor, Ronald Sinclair.|
||Comedy of Terrors: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Joyce Jameson, Joe E. Brown, Basil Rathbone, Rhubarb the Cat.
||Raven: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Hazel Court, Olive Sturgess, Jack Nicholson.
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||Neither film was rated by MPAA.
|Language||Both films: English dialogue ; optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.|
|Genre/form||Dark comedy films.|
|Genre/form||Thrillers (Motion pictures)|
|Genre/form||Video recordings for the hearing impaired.|
|Publisher number||4005411 MGM Home Entertainment|