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Edgar A. Poe : buried alive

Author: Eric StangeJennifer PearceKathleen TurnerDenis O'HareChris SarandonAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2017] [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edgar Allan Poe: buried alive draws on the rich palette of Poe's evocative imagery and sharply drawn plots to tell the real story of the notorious author. Featuring Tony Award-winning actor Denis O'Hare, the film explores the misrepresentations of Poe as an alcoholic madman. It reveals the way in which Poe tapped into what it means to be a human in the modern and sometimes frightening world.
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Biographies
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Biography
Named Person: Edgar Allan Poe; Edgar Allan Poe
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Stange; Jennifer Pearce; Kathleen Turner; Denis O'Hare; Chris Sarandon; Ben Schnetzer; Jeffrey Meyers; Paul Collins; J Gerald Kennedy; James M Hutchisson; American Masters Pictures,; Spy Pond Productions,; Center for Independent Documentary,; Thirteen Productions,; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.),; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781531702670 1531702678 9786317022959 631702295X
OCLC Number: 1003120526
Language Note: English audio; with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 2017 as an episode of the television series: American masters.
Based on a concept by Wally Coberg.
Special features: Garrison Keillor recites Annabel Lee; Raven mash-up; outtakes; Robert Pinsky on poem "Fairyland"; Humble funeral - lasting legacy; The narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym; Wally Coberg story
Credits: Director of photography, Boyd Estus ; editor, Peter Rhodes ; music, John Kusiak.
Cast: Denis O'Hare.
Performer(s): Narrator, Kathleen Turner ; staged readings, Chris Sarandon, Ben Schnetzer ; commentators, Jeffrey Meyers, Paul Collins, J. Gerlad Kennedy, James Hutchisson, Paul Lewis, Chris Semtner, Scott Peeples, William Giraldi and others.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 widescreen presentation; stereo.
Other Titles: American masters (Television program).
Buried alive
Edgar Allan Poe :
Responsibility: American Masters Pictures ; producer, Jennifer Pearce ; written and directed by Eric Stange ; a Spy Pond Productions film in association with the Center for Independent Documentary and Thirteen Productions LLC's American Masters for WNET.

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Edgar Allan Poe: buried alive draws on the rich palette of Poe's evocative imagery and sharply drawn plots to tell the real story of the notorious author. Featuring Tony Award-winning actor Denis O'Hare, the film explores the misrepresentations of Poe as an alcoholic madman. It reveals the way in which Poe tapped into what it means to be a human in the modern and sometimes frightening world.

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