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The first truly magniticent horror film was made by D. W. GRIFFITH in 1914 - THE AVENGING CONSCIENCE, and was based on the works of EDGAR ALLAN POE ... it featured adaptations of THE TELLTALE HEART. WILLIAM WILSON. THE BLACKCAT, ANNABEL LEE, THE BELLS and THE CONQUEROR WORM. Though it is one of the finest horror ever made, it is not a good adaptation of Poe. Noone ever makes a good adaptation ol Poe, As sortie i

stated: "unhappily, the master pbet of the macabre mood does not transpose well to the cinema screen, beyond the mere illustration of his classic devices". This is not true. It is true that, unhappily, he IS not transposed. It is NOT true, that he CANNOT be transposed. For all the odd dozen adaptations made, not a single screenwriter has written a better, or more commercially suitable, script than the orcritic

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Scream 06 1974,scream 04 1974,scream 08 1974,scream 11 1975,psycho 16 1974,psycho 17  
Scream 06 1974,scream 04 1974,scream 08 1974,scream 11 1975,psycho 16 1974,psycho 17  
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