At Manor Vellum, Sara Century looks at Edgar Allan Poe’s work adapted on film. This week she’s all about giallo Poe. Read more here.
The Library of America’s story of the week is Edgar Allan Poe’s, “The Masque of Red Death.” There is also discussion of the story’s history. “The ‘Red Death’ had long devastated the country. No pestilence had ever been so fatal, or so hideous. . . .”
Vincent Price performs in An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe (1970).
I love me some Edgar Allan Poe. That man lived a fantastically harsh, brief life, and I’ll be damned if he didn’t wring some great writing out of it anyway. It might seem strange then that out of decades and decades of Poe film adaptations, my very favorite […]
Rob and Mike watch Edgar Ulmer’s The Black Cat (1934) at The Projection Booth. “The first big American studio film — and last big American studio film – directed by Edgar G. Ulmer, The Black Cat is, uh, ‘inspired’ by Edgar Allan Poe’s short story and stars Bela […]
Carol Borden has been summoned to mysterious gathering of sorcerers in a haunted castle this week and so she is covering herself with a non-comics piece about the 1963 film, The Raven. One of my favorite things about American International Productions is their opening credit sequences. While low-budget, […]