Three directors each adapt a Poe short story to the screen: "Toby Dammit" features a disheveled drugged and drunk English movie star who nods acceptance in the Italian press and his producers fawn over him. "Metzengerstein" features a Mediveal countess who has a love-hate relationship with a black stallion - who, it turns out is really her dead lover. "William Wilson" tells the story of a sadistic Austrian student with an exact double whom he later kills. Written by
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Did You Know?
Fellini had spent most of 1967 working on the " Yoyage of G. Mastorna" with Marcello Mastroianni and Dino de Laurentiis but it collapsed due to health and personal problems suffered by the director. This was his first work since " Juliet of the Spirits" in 1965. See more
When Countess Frederique ("Metzengerstein") is urging the black stallion into the sea, her ermine-trimmed cloak is suddenly gone. See more
You recognize me? I'm flattered. There were many of us the other night. It was dark and you were very busy.
Referenced in House on Haunted Hill
Sung by Ray Charles
Lyrics by Mitchell Parish
Music by Heinz Roemheld See more