The Avenging Conscience was directed by D.W. Griffith in 1914. It is 50 minutes long, a step in Griffith’s progressive move into feature films. His next film was to me his controversial masterpiece, Birth of a Nation. This film is …

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Murders in the Rue Morgue is a 1932 American Pre-Code horror film, very loosely based on Edgar Allan Poe’s short story “The Murders in the Rue Morgue”. Bela Lugosi, one year after his performance as Dracula, portrays a lunatic scientist …

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Jerry M. of Illinois has the magic touch, now if he can apply that skill to the Power Ball. Jerry won another Fire7″ tablet in the drawing for Christmas 2022. Say hey to Jerry, and watch for the next drawing …

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Edgar Allan Poe

From The Baltimore Sun Wearing all black with the broad brim of a hat to preserve his anonymity, a man stepped up to Edgar Allan Poe‘s gravesite on Saturday to resurrect the tradition of toasting the long-dead writer on his …

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Annabel Lee BY EDGAR ALLAN POE It was many and many a year ago,    In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know    By the name of Annabel Lee; And this maiden she lived …

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