Overview

After a long journey, Philip arrives at the Usher mansion seeking his loved one, Madeline. Upon arriving, however, he discovers that Madeline and her brother Roderick Usher have been afflicted with a mysterious malady: Roderick's senses have become painfully acute, while Madeline has become catatonic. That evening, Roderick tells his guest of an old Usher family curse: any time there has been more than one Usher child, all of the siblings have gone insane and died horrible deaths. As the days wear on, the effects of the curse reach their terrifying climax.

  1. Roger Corman

    Director

  2. Edgar Allan Poe

    Story

  3. Richard Matheson

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Vincent Price

    Vincent Price

    Roderick Usher

  2. Mark Damon

    Mark Damon

    Philip Winthrop

  3. Myrna Fahey

    Myrna Fahey

    Madeline Usher

  4. Harry Ellerbe

    Harry Ellerbe

    Bristol

  5. David Andar

    Ghost (uncredited)

Full Cast & Crew

House of Usher
House of Usher

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Status Released

Release Information

  • June 22, 1960
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 19m

Budget $270,000.00

Revenue $1,450,000.00

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