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Fall of the House of Usher

Synopsis
This 1928 adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s story is the most well-known and technically accomplished example of the avant-garde school of American film-making which flourished in the 1920s.
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of release
1928
Subjects
Film studies; Literature
Keywords
avant-garde film & video; silent films; Poe, Edgar Allan; Literary adaptation

Online availability

URI
http://www.filmpreservation.org/preserved-films/screening-room/the-fall-of-the-house-of-usher-1928-2000kpbs
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed

Credits

Director
James Sibley, Jr. Watson
Writer
e.e. cummings; James Sibley, Jr. Watson; Melville Webber

Distributor

Name

National Film Preservation Foundation

Web
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Address
USA

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