A horror spoof in which a funeral director, who is in arrears on his rent, aggressively pursues customers to bolster his business–and the fact that they haven’t died yet doesn’t seem to dissuade him.Read more “Horror History: Wednesday, January 22, 1964: The Comedy of Terrors was released in theaters”
Your Favorite Creeps Together Again! Four masters of the macabre star in this sinister and screamingly funny scare-fest! Waldo Trumbull (Vincent Price, The Raven) is running his father-in-law’s (Boris Karloff, Black Sabbath) funeral home business… straight into the ground! Hounded by his landlord (Basil Rathbone, The Magic Sword), Trumbull and his assistant (Peter Lorre, Tales of Terror) devise a way to make death pay: by increasing their customer base through murder and burying the secrets of their success… body by body! Jacques Tourneur, the diabolical director of Cat People, I Walked with a Zombie, Out of the Past and War-Gods of the Deep, blended humor and horror for The Comedy of Terrors, written by Richard Matheson (The Last Man on Earth) and co-starring Joyce Jameson (The Apartment) with special guest star Joe E. Brown (Some Like It Hot).
STARRING: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Joyce Jameson, Joe E. BrownRead more “The Comedy of Terrors (1963) Available August 31”