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An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe (1970)

Unrated | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 1 January 1970 (USA)
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)

Writers:

Edgar Allan Poe (stories), David Welch (television adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Vincent Price ... Narrator
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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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With Poe Once Is Never Enough! See more »


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The different stories were filmed in single takes for the most part, giving the production a theatre feel to it. See more »

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Referenced in Vincent Price: The Sinister Image (1987) See more »

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Vincent does it again!
25 October 2004 | by CaptainChunkSee all my reviews

Vincent Price and American International does it again! This is wonderful! Absolutely wonderful. Thank God MGM has released all of these great old films on DVD. I got this one on a double feature DVD with the Tomb of Ligeia.I was engrossed. Vincent Price is mesmerising. He really shows off his chops here. This man was amazing. I wish there were more actors like him. What a great man. What a great performance. If this had been released in theaters, he would have won an Oscar. American International films may be laughable now, but they sure did revive the careers of some of the greats, and gave careers to truly talented youngsters. They had a niche in both markets! Thank God for Vincent, AI, and Independent Cinema!


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1 January 1970 (USA) See more »

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