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The Resource Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of mystery & imagination, Indigo Film & Television ; a Dark Film Productions in association with Jadran Film Zagreb ; adapted and written for television by Hugh Whysall ; producer, Terry Dempsey ; directed by James Ryan, Bill Hays, Dejan Sorak, Rod Stewart, Hugh Whysall, Neil Hetherington, (videorecording)

Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of mystery & imagination, Indigo Film & Television ; a Dark Film Productions in association with Jadran Film Zagreb ; adapted and written for television by Hugh Whysall ; producer, Terry Dempsey ; directed by James Ryan, Bill Hays, Dejan Sorak, Rod Stewart, Hugh Whysall, Neil Hetherington, (videorecording)

Label
Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of mystery & imagination
Title
Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of mystery & imagination
Statement of responsibility
Indigo Film & Television ; a Dark Film Productions in association with Jadran Film Zagreb ; adapted and written for television by Hugh Whysall ; producer, Terry Dempsey ; directed by James Ryan, Bill Hays, Dejan Sorak, Rod Stewart, Hugh Whysall, Neil Hetherington
Title variation
  • Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of mystery and imagination
  • Tales of mystery & imagination
  • Tales of mystery and imagination
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Distinctively full of untimely deaths, loss, mutilation, fear claustrophobia, agony and revenge, Poe's nightmarish vision and tortured soul vividly emerge in these dramatizations
Member of
Cataloging source
IK2
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.45/75
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.E3437 2006
PerformerNote
  • Host, Christopher Lee
  • The fall of the house of Usher: Jeremy Crutchley, Graham Hopkins, Kruno Simon ; The oval portrait: Patrick Ryecort, Barbara Roko, Jerome Willis ; Berenice: Moray Watson, Bozidar Alic, Slobodan Dimitrijevic ; The black cat: Susan George, Michael McGovern, Angela Crow ; Ligeia: Janine Eser, Tony Caprari, Dorette Nel ; The cask of Amontillado: Freddie Jones, Bill Simon, Catherine Schell ; Mr. Valdemar: Paul Slobolepizy, Sean Taylor, Joanna Weinberg ; The tell-tale heart: Michael McCabe, Neil McCarthy, John Hussey ; Morella: Robert Whitehead, Camilla Waldman, John Lesley ; The pit and the pendulum: Danny Keogh, Alan Granville ; The masque of the red death, part 1 & part 2: Christopher Lee, Graham Armitage, Ian Patton
Runtime
330
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of mystery & imagination, Indigo Film & Television ; a Dark Film Productions in association with Jadran Film Zagreb ; adapted and written for television by Hugh Whysall ; producer, Terry Dempsey ; directed by James Ryan, Bill Hays, Dejan Sorak, Rod Stewart, Hugh Whysall, Neil Hetherington, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book "Tales of mystery and imagination."
  • Originally broadcast on television in 1995
  • Contains all 13 episodes from the series
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1: The fall of the house of Usher ; The oval portrait ; Berenice -- Disc 2: The black cat ; Ligeia ; The cask of Amontillado -- Disc 3: Mr. Valdemar ; The tell-tale heart ; Morella -- Disc 4: The pit and the pendulum ; The masque of the red death, part 1 ; The masque of the red death, part 2 ; Bonus program: "Biographical portrait of Edgar Allan Poe."
Control code
ocm71787410
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (330 min.)
Isbn
9780779257577
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
066805307577
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
30757-D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)71787410
System details
DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital, single sided
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of mystery & imagination, Indigo Film & Television ; a Dark Film Productions in association with Jadran Film Zagreb ; adapted and written for television by Hugh Whysall ; producer, Terry Dempsey ; directed by James Ryan, Bill Hays, Dejan Sorak, Rod Stewart, Hugh Whysall, Neil Hetherington, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book "Tales of mystery and imagination."
  • Originally broadcast on television in 1995
  • Contains all 13 episodes from the series
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1: The fall of the house of Usher ; The oval portrait ; Berenice -- Disc 2: The black cat ; Ligeia ; The cask of Amontillado -- Disc 3: Mr. Valdemar ; The tell-tale heart ; Morella -- Disc 4: The pit and the pendulum ; The masque of the red death, part 1 ; The masque of the red death, part 2 ; Bonus program: "Biographical portrait of Edgar Allan Poe."
Control code
ocm71787410
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (330 min.)
Isbn
9780779257577
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
066805307577
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
30757-D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)71787410
System details
DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital, single sided
Video recording format
DVD

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