The fourth entry in Roger Corman's Edgar Allan Poe series, this film is an anthology of three short pieces based on tales by Poe, and all three--"Morella," "The Black Cat," and "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar"--feature Vincent Price in the starring role. In "Morella," Price is an embittered
widower who has lived alone in his gloomy mansion since the death of his wife, Gage, after giving birth some 26 years ago. His daughter, Pierce, arrives and finds that her father loathes her because he blames her for his wife's death. Prowling around the house, Pierce finds Gage's mummified body
lying on a bed. Price explains he couldn't bear to have her beauty buried bene...