La Chute de la Maison Usher Movie Review 1928

Information and Film Reviews for La Chute de la Maison Usher the Movie

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An expressionistic, abstracted adaptation of the Poe story "The Fall of the House of Usher" about an evil mansion and its ruined denizens. Epstein used slow motion, superimpressions, and weird camera angles to obtain the proper atmosphere.

Distribution

Glenn Video Vistas Ltd., 6024 Canby Ave., Ste. 103, Reseda, CA 91335, Phone: (818)881-8110

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 48 minutes.
Originally from French.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Classic Horror, Creepy Houses, Brothers & Sisters, Silent Films, Adapted from a Story, Silent Horror/Fantasy Classics, Books to Film: Edgar Allan Poe, Buried Alive
Screenplay
Jean Epstein
Cast
Marguerite Gance, Jean Debucourt, Charles Lamy
Cinematography
Georges Lucas, Jean Lucas
Director
Jean Epstein
Producer
Jean Epstein

Awards

Natl. Film Reg. 2000.

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