One of the most discussed and innovative cartoons of any era. It tells the famous Edgar Allan Poe story of the deranged boarder who had to snuff out his landlord, not in the course of greed, but because he haunted an "evil eye." The killer is never seen but his presence is felt by the use light-and-shield to turn the impression of close disaster. According to UPA, the art style was derived from Eugene Berman, scenic designer and ballet author of NYC's Metropolitan Opera.
A stylish and punctilious adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's classic short recital. Narrated in first-myself by James Mason, t... Read more