RT Video/DVD DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 18918312 LA English T1 American avant-garde shorts dream of a rarebit fiend ; Salome ; the fall of the house of Usher ; the bridge ; Lot in Sodom. A1 Porter, Edwin S., Bryant, Charles,, Watson, James S., Webber, Melville., Vidor, Charles,, Nazimova,, Wilde, Oscar,, Poe, Edgar Allan,, Bierce, Ambrose,, PB Festival Films PP [Shorewood, MN] YR 198u AB Dream of a rarebit fiend presents a man who eats rarebit and then has nightmares in which inanimate objects come to life and his bed flies off with him. -- Salome is an adaptation of the Oscar Wilde play and stars the famous dancer Alla Nazimova. -- The fall of the house of Usher is a version of Edgar Allan Poe's tale. It stresses atmosphere by optical distortions, multiple exposures, and dramatic lighting. -- The bridge is Charles Vidor's experimental version of Ambrose Bierce's "An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge". -- Lot in Sodom is an experimental telling of the Old Testament story in terms of homosexuality and the subconscious.