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Author Smith, Don G., 1950-

Title The Poe cinema : a critical filmography of theatrical releases based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe / by Don G. Smith.

Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [1999]
©1999

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.436 SMIT    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-300) and index.
Contents The Films -- App. A. Poe-Inspired Films in Chronological Order -- App. B. Poe Films by Country of Origin -- Appendix C. Poe Titles and Films Adapted from Them.
Summary Since 1908, no fewer than 80 films from 13 countries have been based on or inspired by Poe's writings. This critical filmography examines them all, providing cast, credits and technical data; a plot synopsis; background information about the film's quality and its filmmakers; appraisals of each film's quality and its faithfulness as an adaptation; and summaries of previous criticism.
Subject Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Film and video adaptations.
Horror tales, American -- Film and video adaptations.
Horror films -- Plots, themes, etc.
ISBN 0786404531 (case binding : alk. paper)