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The Poe Cinema: A Critical Filmography of Theatrical Releases Based on the Works of Edgar Allan Poe epub

by Don G Smith


The Poe Cinema: A Critical Filmography of Theatrical Releases Based on the Works of Edgar Allan Poe epub

ISBN: 078641703X

ISBN13: 978-0786417032

Author: Don G Smith

Category: Literature and Fiction

Subcategory: Genre Fiction

Language: English

Publisher: McFarland Publishing (May 8, 2003)

Pages: 315 pages

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Don G. Smith is an associate professor in history and philosophy of education at Eastern Illinois University

Don G. Smith is an associate professor in history and philosophy of education at Eastern Illinois University. He has written for numerous publications, including Filmfax, Scarlet Street, Movie Collector’s World and Midnight Marquee. He lives in Riverview Florida. There is also a included list of poe-inspired films, poe-films by country of origin, poe titles and films adapted from them and a bibliography. In one word: a reference source book.

This is a critical filmography of the 81 features from 13 countries that have adapted the literary works of Edgar Allan Poe. Each entry.

book by Don G. Smith. The Poe Cinema : A Critical Filmography of Theatrical Releases Based on the Works of Edgar Allan Poe. by Don G.

Who can forget haunting tales like ""The Oblong Box,"" ""Murders in the Rue Morgue,"" ""The Pit and the Pendulum,"" and ""Torture Garden""?

This is a critical filmography of the 81 features from 13 countries that have adapted the literary works of Edgar Allan . Production and marketing notes first examine the degree to which the film is faithful to Poe's original work.

Production and marketing notes first examine the degree to which the film is faithful to Poe's original work. Pertinent career information for the primary actors and filmmakers, anecdotes and perspectives from the principals, and an overview of the marketing of the movie are next provided.

Who can forget haunting tales like The Oblong Box, Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Pit and the Pendulum, and Torture Garden? This is a critical filmography of the 81features from 13 countries that have adapted the literary works of Edgar.

Production and marketing notes first examine the degree to which the film is faithful to Poes original work.

This is a critical filmography of the 81 features from 13 countries that have adapted the literary works of Edgar Allan .

of Edgar Allan Poe, Don Smith's critical filmography represents a solid reference work. Since 77 of the 88 Poe films were released prior to 1975, don't look for the concept of female empowerment in even the loosest Poe adaptation.

As the first book to examine all 81 feature films derived from the fiction of Edgar Allan Poe, Don Smith's critical filmography represents a solid reference work.

Roger Corman had made two successful adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe's (1809-1849) . Smith, Don G. The Poe Cinema: A Critical Filmography of Theatrical Releases Based on the Works of Edgar Allan Poe. McFarland & Company.

Roger Corman had made two successful adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe's (1809-1849) works for American International Pictures (AIP) starring the famous and preeminent horror and suspense star of the 1950s and 60s, Vincent Price. He decided to make his own Poe film with financing through Pathé Lab, a company that did the print work for AIP and had backed a few of their productions as well. Corman wanted to use Price, but AIP had him under exclusive contract, so he cast instead Ray Milland.

Who can forget haunting tales like The Oblong Box, Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Pit and the Pendulum, and Torture Garden? This is a critical filmography of the 81 features from 13 countries that have adapted the literary works of Edgar Allan Poe. Each entry includes the title of the work, year of release, studio, full cast and credits, running time and a detailed plot synopsis. Production and marketing notes first examine the degree to which the film is faithful to Poes original work. Pertinent career information for the primary actors and filmmakers, anecdotes and perspectives from the principals, and an overview of the marketing of the movie are next provided. A thorough critical analysis, including contemporary reviews of the film, completes each entry.