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The Fall of the House of Usher (1928 American film)

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Genre  Short, Horror
Country  United States
7/10 IMDb

Director  Jean Epstein
Duration  
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Language  Silent film English intertitles
Release date  1928 (1928)
Writer  Edgar Allan Poe (story)
Directors  James Sibley Watson, Melville Webber

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The Fall of the House of Usher (1928) is a short silent horror film adaptation of the short story "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe. It tells the story of a brother and sister who live under a family curse. It stars Herbert Stern, Hildegarde Watson, and Melville Webber.

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The movie was directed by James Sibley Watson and Melville Webber. A music score was written in 1959 for the film by Watson and Webber's friend, composer Alec Wilder.

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Production

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An avant-garde experimental film, the visual element predominates, including shots through prisms to create optical distortion. There is no dialogue, though one part features letters moving across the screen.

Influence

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In 2000, the United States Library of Congress deemed the film "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant film" and selected it for preservation in the National Film Registry.


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References

The Fall of the House of Usher (1928 American film) Wikipedia
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