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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)

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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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1 January 1970 (USA) See more »

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En compañía de Edgar Allan Poe See more »

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Who else more perfect to read Poe?
21 April 2002 | by thepoetSee all my reviews

After reading nearly all of Poe's macabre stories, I can't imagine anyone more apt to read them with all the inherent horror intended by Edgar than Vincent Price. More of Poe's stories deal with inner torment than deal with some kind of outer menace, perhaps because Poe himself experienced much of the same torment that he wrote about. Mr. Price has the unique ability to take the listener on an eerie journey through this turmoil -- as well as transport the listener to a time when this awesomely-personal terror was unique and original.


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