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* InNameOnly: Has very little to do with the original poem, not just in terms of having very little to adapt, but also in terms of its overall tone, world, and narrative.

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2gBhMdJ23Q Watch it here]].


* GoldDigger: Lenore admits to Scarabus' face that she has no actual feelings for him and that she left Craven for him for his wealth and power. Scarabus knows this and [[TrophyWife doesn't seem to mind]].



* MeaningfulName: While Craven is a family name, Dr. Craven himself admits to being a coward for not taking his birthright as Grandmaster of the Brotherhood of Sorcerers, citing his apathy as the reason why an EvilSorcerer like Scarabus was able to rise to power.



* NoOntologicalInertia: When Scarabus is defeated, Lenore tries to bluff that she was under his spell and is now free but nobody believes it for a second.

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* NoOntologicalInertia: When Scarabus is defeated, Lenore tries to bluff that she was under his spell and is now free free, but nobody believes it for a second.


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* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: After Craven, his daughter and Rexford are imprisoned by Scarabus and Lenorre, Scarabus then has Bedlo wrapped up, ready to be tortured like the rest of them in-spite of having helped Scarabus by leading them there in the first place. When he begs for his life at the expense of the others, Scarabus grants his wish and turns him into a raven again. After they escape, Craven "takes it under advisement" when Bedlo asks to be turned back, citing that even though Bedlo helped them by untying his hands, he was still the one that led them into danger in the first place.


* DrGenericius: Dr. Erasm''us'' Craven and Dr. Scarabus, obviously. Dr. Bedlo's name [[CaptainObvious does not end in -us]], but is still a Latin-sounding name, as well.

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* DrGenericius: Dr. Erasm''us'' Craven and Dr. Scarabus, obviously. Dr. Bedlo's name [[CaptainObvious does not end in -us]], -us, but is still a Latin-sounding name, as well.


* HilariousInHindsight: During his unsuccessful duel with Scarabus, Bedlo does a "Live Long and Prosper" salute, three years before ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries''.



* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: All the wizards in the film are called 'Doctor', which may imply graduation from some sort of MagicSchool it's never explained.

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* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: All the wizards in the film are called 'Doctor', which may imply graduation from some sort of MagicSchool [[WizardingSchool Magic School]] it's never explained.


* AltumVidetur: While casting his spells, Bedlo says ''"[[Theatre/JuliusCaesar Veni vidi vici]]"'', ''"[[NeverSpeakIllOfTheDead De mortuis nil nisi bonum]]"'', ''"Cave canem"'' (beware of the dog), ''"Si vis pacem parabellum"'' ("If you want peace, prepare for war") and ''"Ceterum censio Carthaginem esse delendam"'' ("Furthermore, I believe Carthage should be destroyed.")



* Gentleman wizard: Erasmus plays it straight and Scarabus pretends to be one.

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* Gentleman wizard: Erasmus plays it straight GratuitousLatin: While casting his spells, Bedlo says ''"[[Theatre/JuliusCaesar Veni vidi vici]]"'', ''"[[NeverSpeakIllOfTheDead De mortuis nil nisi bonum]]"'', ''"Cave canem"'' (beware of the dog), ''"Si vis pacem parabellum"'' ("If you want peace, prepare for war") and Scarabus pretends to ''"Ceterum censio Carthaginem esse delendam"'' ("Furthermore, I believe Carthage should be one.destroyed.")


''The Raven'' is a 1963 HorrorComedy film directed by Creator/RogerCorman and starring Creator/VincentPrice, Creator/PeterLorre and Creator/BorisKarloff. It is the fifth film in Corman's "[[Creator/EdgarAllanPoe Poe]] Cycle." It tells the story of 16th Century sorcerer Dr. Erasmus Craven (Price) who gets visited by the title bird, who is actually another sorcerer, Dr. Bedlo (Lorre), due to Dr. Scarabus (Karloff) transforming him. After Craven restores Bedlo to himself, he, his daughter Estelle, Bedlo and Bedlo's son Rexford (Creator/JackNicholson) go after Scarabus for revenge.

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''The Raven'' is a 1963 HorrorComedy film directed by Creator/RogerCorman and starring Creator/VincentPrice, Creator/PeterLorre and Creator/BorisKarloff.Creator/BorisKarloff, loosely based on the [[Literature/TheRaven poem of the same name]]. It is the fifth film in Corman's "[[Creator/EdgarAllanPoe Poe]] Cycle." It tells the story of 16th Century sorcerer Dr. Erasmus Craven (Price) who gets visited by the title bird, who is actually another sorcerer, Dr. Bedlo (Lorre), due to Dr. Scarabus (Karloff) transforming him. After Craven restores Bedlo to himself, he, his daughter Estelle, Bedlo and Bedlo's son Rexford (Creator/JackNicholson) go after Scarabus for revenge.

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* ComicBookAdaptation: Was adapted into a ''[[Creator/DellComics Dell Movie Classic]]''.


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* {{Novelization}}: Eunice Sudak wrote one based on the script which was republished in 2012.


* BroughtDownToNormal: Dr Scarabus' loses his magic at the end. He can still do it but at IneptMage levels.

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* BroughtDownToNormal: Dr Scarabus' Scarabus loses his magic at the end. He can still do it but at IneptMage levels.



* Gentleman wizard: Erasmus plays it straight and Scarabus' pretends to be one.

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* Gentleman wizard: Erasmus plays it straight and Scarabus' Scarabus pretends to be one.



* NoOntologicalInertia: When Scarabus' is defeated, Lenore tries to bluff that she was under his spell and is now free but nobody believes it for a second.

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* NoOntologicalInertia: When Scarabus' Scarabus is defeated, Lenore tries to bluff that she was under his spell and is now free but nobody believes it for a second.


" MagicalSociety: The Brotherhood of Sorcerers that Dr Scarabus is head of.

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" * MagicalSociety: The Brotherhood of Sorcerers that Dr Scarabus is head of.

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* HilariousInHindsight: During his unsuccessful duel with Scarabus, Bedlo does a "Live Long and Prosper" salute, three years before ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries''.


* TheArchmage: Dr. Scarabus, the frighteningly powerful (and extremely wealthy) Grandmaster of the Brotherhood of Sorcerers. Complete with BigFancyCastle and oddly pope-like clothing.



* BroughtDownToNormal: Dr Scarabus' loses his magic at the end. He can still do it but at IneptMage levels.



" MagicalSociety: The Brotherhood of Sorcerers that Dr Scarabus is head of.



* NoOntologicalInertia: When Scarabus' is defeated, Lenore tries to bluff that she was under his spell and is now free but nobody believes it for a second.



* TheArchmage: Dr. Scarabus, the frighteningly powerful (and extremely wealthy) Grandmaster of the Brotherhood of Sorcerers. Complete with BigFancyCastle and oddly pope-like clothing.

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* CollapsingLair: Scarabus' castle at the end.


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* Gentleman wizard: Erasmus plays it straight and Scarabus' pretends to be one.

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