Tower of London (1962)

USA, 1962
79m, 7186 feet
35mm film, black and white, 1.66:1
mono, English

An American horror film directed by Roger Corman.

Plot Summary

King Richard III is haunted by the ghosts of those he killed on his rise to power.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Roger Corman
© MCMLXII [1962] by Admiral Pictures, Inc.
Admiral Pictures, Inc. presents
Produced by: Gene Corman
Screen Play by: Leo V. Gordon, Amos Powell, James B. Gordon
Story by: Leo V. Gordon and Amos Powell
Director of Photography: Arch R. Dalzell
Supervising Editor: Ronald Sinclair
Musical Director: Michael Andersen
Sound: Phil Mitchell
Costumes by: Marjorie Corso
Make-up Artist: Ted Coodley
Hair Stylist: Ray Forman
Special Effects: Modern Film Effects
Art Director: Daniel Haller

Cast
Vincent Price [King Richard III of Gloucester]
Michael Pate [Sir Richard Ratcliffe]
Joan Freeman [Lady Margaret]
Robert Brown [Sir Justin]
Bruce Gordon [Earl of Buckingham]
Joan Camden [Anne]
Richard Hale [Tyrus]
Sandra Knight [Mistress Shore]
Richard Macaulay [George. Earl of Clarence]
Justice Watson [King Edward IV]
Sarah Selby [Queen Elizabeth]
Donald Losby [Prince Richard, Earl of York]
Sara Taft [Richard’s mother]
Eugene Martin [Prince Edward]

Alternative Titles

Der Massenmörder von London РWest Germany
O pyrgos tou tromou – Greece
A Torre de Londres – Brazil
La torre de Londres – Argentina, Spain, Venezuela
La torre del misterio
– Mexico
La torre di Londra
– Italy
La Tour de Londres
– France

Includes extracts from
Tower of London (1939)

References

Periodicals

  • Castle of Frankenstein no.3 p.4
  • Castle of Frankenstein no.4 p.6
  • The Daily Cinema no.9347 (22 March 1967) p.17 – credits, synopsis, review
  • Fangoria no.131 (April 1994) p.37 – video review (The Video Eye of Dr. Cyclops)
  • Kine Weekly no.3101 (18 March 1967) p.28 – credits, synopsis, review
  • Literature/Film Quarterly vol.29 no.2 (2001) pp.135-146 – illustrated article (What [?] Price [?] Shakespeare [?] by Thomas A. Pendleton)
  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.34 no.399 (April 1967) p.64 – credits, synopsis, review

Books

  • The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.150
  • Feature Films, 1960-1969: A Filmography of English-language and Major Foreign-language United States Releases by Harris M. Lentz III p.481
  • The Films of Vincent Price by Iain F. McAsh pp.18; 43
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.403
  • Horrorshows: The A-Z of Horror in Film, TV, Radio and Theatre by Gene Wright p.34 – credits, review
  • Kine & TV Year Book 1968 p.128
  • Merchant of Menace: The Life and Films of Vincent Price by Denis Meikle pp.171-175; 361-362
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.500 – credits
  • Sixties Shockers by Mark Clark and Bryan Senn pp.394-395
  • Unsung Horrors by Eric McNaughton & Darrell Buxton (eds) pp.438-439 – illustrated review (by Kevin Nickelson)
  • Vincent Price: The Art of Fear by Denis Meikle pp.94-96; 224
  • Vincent Price Unmasked by James Robert Parish and Steven Whitney pp.111; 216
  • Women in the Horror Films of Vincent Price by Jonathan Malcolm Lampley p.193