Corman, Roger 1926-
Most widely held works about Roger Corman
Most widely held works by Roger Corman
How I made a hundred movies in Hollywood and never lost a dime by Roger Corman ( Book )
21 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 821 libraries worldwide
Corman tells of his life and career making movies.
Death race ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
Private corporations run most of the prisons across the U.S. for profit. Jensen Ames is framed for his wife's murder on the same day that the steel mill he works at closes. Ames is sent to prison where he is coerced by Hennessey, the sadistic prison warden, to drive a Ford Mustang and become known as the famous masked driver, Frankenstein. She tells Ames that she knows his baby was left in foster care, but that prisoners are freed upon winning five Death Races. Since he will take on the mask of the legendary Frankenstein, who had 4 wins at the time of his death, he will only need to win one race. It's a race to the finish and only the winner survives.
The pit and the pendulum ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
A young man's search for the truth of his sister's death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret-- and plunges him into a mightmarish torture devised by a notorious master of the Inquisition.
A decade under the influence ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
A cast of pioneering writers, directors, and actors talk about the 70's, their films and their colleagues.
The terror ( Visual )
66 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 440 libraries worldwide
A young officer in Napoleon's army (Jack Nicholson) pursues Helene (Sandra Knight) to the castle of an elderly baron (Boris Karloff) who finds himself tortured by the ghost of his wife. Is Helene the ghost or the pawn of a witch intent on having the baron commit suicide?
The fall of the House of Usher ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 431 libraries worldwide
An innocent couple becomes trapped in a dark mansion in this nightmare of terror.
The little shop of horrors ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 421 libraries worldwide
Seymour's exotic plant has an insatiable appetite only for blood and flesh. As the ruthless plant grows larger and larger with each feeding, so do Seymour's affections for shop girl, Audrey.
House of Usher the pit and the pendulum ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
The fall of the house of Usher: An English Lord fears that his sister has been buried alive, and she has. She revives, but not without causing much confusion. The pit and the pendulum: A young man's search for the truth of his sister's death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret in her Spanish husband's castle.
The films of Roger Corman : brilliance on a budget by Ed Naha ( Book )
5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Little shop of horrors ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 304 libraries worldwide
A timid young clerk in a flower shop develops an unusual plant for his girlfriend. Unfortunately, the plant requires human blood to survive.
Edgar Allan Poe's House of Usher ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Story of the last member of the Usher family who is obsessed by generations of evil as he prepares to meet his death.
Little shop of horrors by Alan Menken ( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
The Raven ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 227 libraries worldwide
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.
Little shop of horrors ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in English and French and held by 211 libraries worldwide
A camp horror classic in which a meek man's pet plant develops an insatiable appetite for human blood.
Death race 2000 ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
In the year 2000, hit and run has become the national sport. In a no-holds-barred cross-country race, the aim is to kill off not only your opponents, but as many pedestrians as possible.
The masque of the red death The premature burial ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Side A. The masque of the red death. The evil Prince Prospero is a devil worshipper and a tyrannical ruler. Anyone who stands against him is sentenced to death. Two men dare to denounce the Prince and are imprisoned. A beautiful woman pleads for their release, but is captured by the Prince for his own pleasures. The two prisoners are brought to the Prince at his "Masque Ball" for public torture. But there is one uninvited guest standing in the shadows waiting for the right moment to strike. Side B. The premature burial. In a dark, deserted graveyard a mad doctor and two young medical students watch as workmen labor to exhume the body of someone thought to be buried alive. The discovery triggers an unexplainable reaction in Guy Carrell, one of the young students, whose ancestors met their untimely deaths in strange and unusual ways, and Guy is worried that he may be next.
The St. Valentine's Day massacre ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 191 libraries worldwide
It's 1929 and Chicago's two powerful rival gangs, led by Al Capone and Bugs Moran, are in fierce competition over bootlegging ... but not for long. Capone's boys are plotting a Valentine's gift for Moran that will put him and his crew out of business for good. All it will take is a few fake police uniforms, a staged delivery of liquor and, of course, a lot of ammo ...
Dementia 13 ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 176 libraries worldwide
A noble Irish family find themselves at the mercy of an axe-wielding killer and are made prisoners in their secluded ancestral castle.
Suburbia ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
A film about "punks" or "new wavers," teenagers in revolt against their families and society.
Bucket of blood ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in English and French and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Walter Paisley, a strange little busboy at a beatnik coffeehouse, seeks love and acceptance from the poets and artist he serves by becoming a "sculptor". When his more than life-like creations are declared masterpieces, fame and fortune follow until the horrible truth behind his work is revealed.
Action and adventure films Automobiles, Racing Biography Box-Car Bertha Brothers and sisters California--Los Angeles Capone, Al,--1899-1947 Carnivorous plants Comedy films Comedy films Corman, Roger,--1926- Criticism, interpretation, etc. Documentary films Drama Fall of the house of Usher (Poe, Edgar Allan) Feature films Feature films Female offenders Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Florists Gangster films History Horror films Horror films Labor unions--Organizing Low budget films Man-woman relationships Motion picture industry Motion picture producers and directors Motion pictures Motion pictures--Production and direction Murder Musicals--Librettos Nineteen seventies Poe, Edgar Allan,--1809-1849 Prisoners Prisoners--Death Prison wardens Science fiction films Science fiction films Spain Torture Train robberies United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women tramps
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