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Late Night Horror: The Masque of the Red Death

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starring Vincent Price
Hazel Court, Jane Asher
Roger Corman 's celebrated screen adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe 's classic tale of terror features Vincent Price at his macabre best as Prince Prospero. A disciple of Satan and the despotic ruler of a small 12th-century Italian province, the Prince revels in the corruption of innocence, the exercise of cruelty and the pursuit of his ungodly philosophy. While the Red Death rages in the surrounding villages Prospero holds a great feast at which all lusts will be unleashed. But the participants in the final grisly masque include one uninvited guest....
Screenplay by CHARLES BEAUMONT and R. WRIGHT CAMPBELL
From a story by EDGAR ALLAN POE Produced by GEORGE WILLOUGHBY Directed by ROGER CORMAN Films: page 14

Contributors

Unknown: Jane Asher
Unknown: Roger Corman
Unknown: Edgar Allan Poe
Unknown: Charles Beaumont
Unknown: R. Wright Campbell
Story By: Edgar Allan Poe
Produced By: George Willoughby
Directed By: Roger Corman
Prince Prospero: Vincent Price
Juliana: Hazel Court
Francesca: Jane Asher
Gino: David Weston
Alfredo: Patrick Magee
Ludovico: Nigel Green
Hop Toad: Skip Martin
Man in red: John Westbrook
Senora Escobar: Gay Brown

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Late Night Horror: The Masque of the Red Death

BBC One London, 31 March 1984 23.35






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