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Edgar Allan Poe
(1909)
 

Edgar Allan Poe becomes a film protagonist in this adaptation by D.W. Griffith of Poe’s poem “The Raven.”

2008 Kino International DVD edition

The Avenging Conscience (1914), black & white, 84 minutes, not rated,
with Edgar Allan Poe (1909), black & white, 7 minutes, not rated.

Kino International, K642, UPC 7-38329-06422-8.
Full-frame 4:3 NTSC, one single-sided, single-layered DVD disc, Region 0, 4.5 Mbps average video bit rate, 192 kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, English language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles, chapter stops, standard DVD keepcase, $24.95.
DVD release date: 18 November 2008.
Country of origin: USA

This split-reel film from D.W. Griffith has been mastered in high-definition from a 35mm print held by the Museum of Modern Art, and is presented with music performed by Martin Marks.

The disc also contains Griffith’s early feature film based on material by Edgar Allan Poe.

 
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