This one benefited from more money, accessibility to great scenery, and a great location. As with most of Corman's Poe movies, there is a good amount that's speculated from Poe's original story, as they were usually pretty short, at least not enough material to fill out a hour and a half movie.
The video is a homage of " The Masque of the Red Death ", with "Death" bringing about a nuclear explosion when he removes his mask. The trilogy was a tribute to the sufferers of AIDS and a protest against the ignorance towards the epidemic from religious and political groups.
Musician Ann Danielewski received her nickname, and later stage name, "Poe" after wearing a Red Death costume to a childhood Halloween party. On the American band Tourniquet 's album Vanishing Lessonsthe equally named track quotes a passage from this story.
Producer Winnie Waldron produced a version of Masque of the Red Death for the American radio drama series Radio Tales on National Public Radio ; the program featured a full-length musical score by Winifred Phillipswho also narrated the story.
Cheever of AudioFile Magazine wrote, "The music of Poe's text is amplified and clarified with sound effects and an original score. The song focuses on the shameless fun and near insanity the guests felt until the third verse, where the song's mood changes to one of fear and panic.
The orchestral composition Prospero's Rooms by the American composer Christopher Rouse depicts the narrative of the story musically. Launched in June the website Go! Comi  launched a weekly webcomic written and illustrated by Wendy Pini of Elfquest fame, entitled Masque of the Red Death.
It is a futuristic adaptation of the Poe tale.
The disease is not the red death but rather the grinning death, which is characterized by the victims' maniacal grin. In the series Beetlejuicethe fourth-season episode "Poe Pourri" has Beetlejuice encountering "The Mask of Dead Breath" a giant floating face mask who coughs upon Beetlejuice, but instead of red death he just suffers a terrible cold.
A series of video games titled Phantom Mansion are about a guy named Hector returning to the castle and entering a different maze-like room with the goal of reaching the final room to break the curse of the Red Death.
The Doctor Who episode The Crimson Horror features a chemical substance which seems to produce the same effects within humans as that of the actual disease, while it was in fact produced by an alien parasite within the episode.
The video game Destiny features a weapon called The Red Death. The video game Persona 5 features a song titled "Beneath the Mask" containing the lyric "I'm a shape shifter, at Poe's masquerade", a reference to the story.
In one of the comics from the video game Overwatchheavily making a reference to the novel, the character Reaper wears the Red Death costume.
In the game players are guests at the masquerade trying to discover which rooms the Red Death will visit during the midnight hour, and trying to avoid the Red Death when it arrives.
An Edgar Allan Poe Companion: The Macmillan Press Ltd, The Tempest Please see the bottom of this page for extensive resources on The Tempest. The Devil and Tom Walker: The Devil and Tom Walker, short story by Washington Irving, published as part of the collection Tales of a Traveller in This all-but-forgotten tall tale is considered by some to be one of Irving’s finest short stories.
Set in Massachusetts, the plot is a retelling of the Faust legend, with a. THE "Red Death" had long devastated the country. No pestilence had ever been so fatal, or so hideous. Blood was its Avatar and its seal --the redness and the horror of blood.
Masque of the Red Death this was one of Roger Corman's more lavish AIP productions. This one benefited from more money, accessibility to great scenery, and a great location.
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A Feast of Shadows: Stories. Angela Slatter’s first U.S. collection features twelve of the World Fantasy and British Fantasy Award-winning Australian author’s finest, darkest fairy tales, and adds two new novellas to her marvelous cauldron of fiction.