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Spirits of the dead [videorecording] : Tales of mystery and imagination / Les Films Marceau-Cocinor ; Produzioni Europee Associate ; Janus Films ; Home Vision Entertainment ; stories adapted by Roger Vadim ... [et al.] ; Metzengerstein / screenplay by Roger Vadim, Pascal Cousin, Clement Biddlewood ; directed by Roger Vadim ; William Wilson / screenplay by Louis Malle and Clement Biddlewood ; directed by Louis Malle ; Toby Dammit / directed by Federico Fellini.

Other Title:
Tales of mystery and imagination
On the back of the container : Histoires extraordinaires
On the back of the container : Tre passi nel delirio
On the spine of the container : Three tales of the macabre by Edgar Allan Poe
Publication:
[Wilmette, Ill.] : Public Media Incorporated, c2001.
Series:
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Classic collection
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 pamphlet ([4] p. ; 19 cm.).
Subjects:
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Film adaptations.
Motion pictures, French.
Motion pictures, Italian.
Form/Genre:
Horror films.
Horror.
Mystery.
Feature.
Language:
In French with English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD - NTSC.
Summary:
Three tales: Metzengerstein is the tale of a beautiful woman who taunts her subjects by day and conducts depraved orgies by night. When a large, wild, black stallion charges onto the castle grounds, the baroness becomes convinced that it embodies the spirit of her dead cousin with whom she was in love. William Wilson is the story of a mean-spirited Austrian officer who kills his doppelganger in a duel. Toby Dammit, based on Poe's story Never bet your head, is about a film star who takes off on a drunken spree after his film is completed.
Participant:
Metzengerstein: Jane Fonda, Peter Fonda. William Wilson: Brigitte Bardot, Alain Delon. Toby Dammit: Terence Stamp.
Credits:
Cinematographer, Claude Renoir (1st work), Tonino delli Colli (2nd-3rd works), Giuseppe Rotunno (3rd work); editors, Helene Plemiannkov (1st work), Franco Arcalli (2nd work), Ruggero Mostroianni (3rd work); music, Jean Prodromides (1st work), Diego Masson (2nd work), Nino Rota (3rd work).
Notes:
Based on three tales by Edgar Allan Poe.
Aspect ratio 1.75:1.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1968.
"Toby Dammit, liberally adapted from Edgar A. Poe's novel Don't wager your head to the devil"-- Container.
Contributor:
Vadim, Roger. , Director
Malle, Louis, 1932-1995. ,
Fellini, Federico. , Director
Fonda, Jane, 1937- , Actor
Fonda, Peter, 1940- , Actor
Bardot, Brigitte. , Actor
Delon, Alain, 1935- , Actor
Stamp, Terence. , Actor
Prodromidès, Jean. , Composer
Masson, Diego. , Composer
Rota, Nino, 1911-1979 ,
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. , Author
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. , Author
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. , Author
Films Marceau. , Producer
Cocinor (Firm) , Producer
Produzioni Europee Associate. , Producer
Janus Films. , Producer
Home Vision (Firm) , Producer
Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.) , Distributor
Contains:
Metzengerstein.
William Wilson.
Toby Dammit.
ISBN:
0780024532
OCLC:
49423649
Publisher Number:
037429161227
SPI 120 Janus Films & Home Vision Entertainment
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