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An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe (1970)

Vincent Price recites four Edgar Allen Poe stories: The Tell-Tale Heart, The Sphinx, The Cask of Amontillado, and The Pit and the Pendulum.

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Kenneth Johnson (as Ken Johnson)

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Edgar Allan Poe (stories), David Welch (television adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Vincent Price recites four Edgar Allen Poe stories: The Tell-Tale Heart, The Sphinx, The Cask of Amontillado, and The Pit and the Pendulum.

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A diabolical quartet of HORRIFYING Evil! See more »


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Unrated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 January 1970 (USA) See more »

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En compañía de Edgar Allan Poe See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Masterpiece
3 May 2010 | by pascal-de-pesterSee all my reviews

The Master expressing faithfully his Master, what more needs to be said? Perhaps the fact that the Master's grand performance gives aw and chill to the stories, makes them come alive, yes, dauntingly alive for the masses, as if spoken by his Master himself, from beyond the Tomb of Ligeia.

The title of the movie says it all: it is an evening OF Edgar Allan Poe, not an evening with Edgar Allan Poe. This is no arrogance, just plain sincerity, as only one person on this godforsaken planet had the right to say and do so.

I have been tormented in Beauty many times. Thank you, my Masters, for tormenting me once again.

Dixit.


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