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Fall of the House of Usher (The)

Country: USA, Language: English, 13 mins

  • Director: James Sibley Watson; Melville Webber
  • Writer: Edgar Allan Poe

CGiii Comment

A mesmerising piece of work...especially with the [contemporary] Hands of Ruin soundtrack.

This amount of style, this amount of expressionism...modern-day filmmakers should take inspiration and learn from the true pioneers.


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The(ir) Blurb...

A traveller arrives at the Usher mansion to find that the sibling inhabitants, Roderick and Madeline Usher, are living under a mysterious family curse: Roderick's senses have become painfully acute, while Madeline has become nearly catatonic. As the visitor's stay at the mansion continues, the effects of the curse reach their terrifying climax.

Cast & Characters

Herbert Stern as Roderick Usher;
Hildegarde Watson as Madeline Usher;
Melville Webber as A Traveller;
Friedrich Haak; Dorthea House

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