The Black Cat, set in 1840 Philadelphia, has the great writer Edgar Allan Poe, struggling with alcoholism, writers block, as well as being out of ideas, short on cash, and tormented by his wife Virginia's black cat that will either destroy his life or inspire him to write one of his most famous stories. Written by
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The air sung by Virginia at the piano is reputedly Poe's favourite song, "Come Rest in This Bosom" by Irish balladeer Thomas Moore
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When the police are breaking down the wall in the basement, it flexes like plywood, instead of brick See more
Edgar Allan Poe
I have little sense of the world around me. Such is my genius.
Perversity "The human thirst for self torture." See more