The Masque Of The Red Death, A Colorful Symphony of the Macabre, Releases on Blu Ray

"One of the best and most ambitious of the Roger Corman Edgar Allan Poe series," according to TV Guide, The Masque Of The Red Death releases today from Shout Factory on blu ray. The current price is $22.99. The blu ray set...

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