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The fall of the house of Usher [videorecording] / produced by Films Jean Epstein
DVDs DVDs | Distributed exclusively by Image Entertainment | c2001 | Collector's ed.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD F HORROR (NFR))
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Imprint
[Alexandria, Va.?] : All Day Entertainment; [Chatsworth, Calif.?] : Distributed exclusively by Image Entertainment, c2001.
Edition
Collector's ed.
Descript
1 videodisc (66 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital.
Note
A silent film with added narration and music.
English translation of French intertitles spoken by narrator.
Cast
Margeurite Gance, Jean Debucourt, Charles Lamy, Fournez-Goffard ; narrator, Jean-Pierre Aumont.
Credits
Cinematography, George Lucas, Jean Lucas ; assistant director, Luis Buñuel ; art direction, Pierre Kefer ; set design, Pierre Kefer ; narrator, Jean Pierre Aumont ; producer/director, Jean Epstein.
Note
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a silent motion picture in 1928.
Awards
National Film Registry
Note
Based on two short stories by Poe: The fall of the House of Usher and The oval portrait.
Soundtrack scored by Rolande de Candé in 1980 using Medieval music.
Program notes inserted in container.
Summary
As a young aristocrat makes progress on a portrait of his wife, her life ebbs away.
Local Note
MW, 5-02
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Note
French title: Chute de la maison Usher
Music #
ADED0618DVD Allday Entertainment
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