House of Ravens – Italy, 2014

‘Darkness lives here’ House of Ravens – original title: P.O.E. Pieces of Eldritch (P.O.E. 3) – is a 2014 Italian horror anthology feature film based on stories by Edgar Allan Poe. …

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Extraordinary Tales – USA, 2013

Extraordinary Tales is a 2013 international animated anthology horror feature film directed by Raul Garcia comprised of five Edgar Allan Poe stories (‘The Fall of the House of Usher’, ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’, ‘The …

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The Tell-Tale Heart – USA, 1953

The Tell-Tale Heart is a 1953 American animated horror short film produced by UPA, directed by Ted Parmelee, and narrated by James Mason (Salem’s Lot; Frankenstein: The True Story). The screenplay by Bill Scott and Fred Grable …

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Bone Chillers – TV series, USA, 1996

Bone Chillers is a 1996 American comedy horror television series directed by Adam Rifkin (Director’s Cut; Psycho Cop 2; The Invisible Maniac) for Hyperion Pictures, based on a series of …

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The Raven – poem by Edgar Allan Poe

The Raven is a narrative poem by American writer Edgar Allan Poe. First published in January 1845, the poem is often noted for its musicality, stylized language, and supernatural atmosphere. It …

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Lighthouse Keeper – USA, 2016

‘When the light goes out, the terror begins’ Lighthouse Keeper – aka Edgar Allan Poe’s Lighthouse Keeper – is 2016 supernatural horror film directed by Benjamin Cooper (Primitive) from a screenplay by Carl …

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Death Ward 13 – USA, in production

Death Ward 13 is a forthcoming American horror feature film directed by Todd Nunes (All Through the House aka A Nightmare Christmas) from a screenplay co-written with Tara Knight; the film is produced by …

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The Conqueror Worm – poem

The Conqueror Worm is a poem by Edgar Allan Poe about human mortality and the inevitability of death. It was first published in Graham’s Lady’s and Gentleman’s Magazine in 1843, but quickly …

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Tales of Poe – USA, 2014

Tales of Poe is a 2014 American horror anthology film co-directed by Bart Mastronardi and Alan Rowe Kelly. It combines three of Edgar Allan Poe’s most popular stories: The Tell Tale Heart, …

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The Premature Burial – USA, 1962

The Premature Burial is a 1962 American horror film, directed by Roger Corman from a screenplay by Charles Beaumont and Ray Russell, based upon the 1844 short story of the same name by …

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Les Baxter – composer

Les Baxter (March 14, 1922 – January 15, 1996) was an American musician and composer. Although he is best known as a practitioner of exotica music, he also scored several …

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Stonehearst Asylum – USA, 2014

‘When you have found a thing a man fears most, you will have discovered the key to his madness.’ Stonehearst Asylum is a 2014 American horror mystery film directed by Brad …

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The Premature Burial – short story

“The Premature Burial” is a horror short story on the theme of being buried alive, written by Edgar Allan Poe, (1809-1849), and published in 1844 in The Philadelphia Dollar Newspaper. Fear of being buried alive was common in …

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Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine – USA, 1965

Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine is a 1965 American International Pictures (AIP) comedy feature film directed by Norman Taurog and starring Vincent Price, Frankie Avalon, Dwayne Hickman, Susan Hart (The Slime People) and Jack …

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Buried Alive – USA | South Africa, 1990

‘The dead return!’ Buried Alive – aka Edgar Allan Poe’s Buried Alive – is a 1990 American-South African horror film, directed by Gérard Kikoïne (Edge of Sanity) from a screenplay by Jake Chesi …

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The Raven – rock album by Lou Reed

The Raven is the nineteenth solo album by Lou Reed. It is a concept album released in 2003 recounting the short stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe through word and song. In addition to Reed, the album …

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Edgar Allan Poe – writer

Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales …

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The Avenging Conscience – USA, 1914

The Avenging Conscience: or “Thou Shalt Not Kill” is a 1914 U.S. horror film directed by D. W. Griffith. The film is based on the Edgar Allan Poe short story “The Tell-Tale Heart” and the poem …

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