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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The newest winner of a Fire for Random Rewards for Members is Teresa C. of Shingletown, California! Ken; Thanks, it arrived today. I have a dear elderly friend whose tablet is on its last legs. This will be a great …

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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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