'Extraordinary Tales' Brings Edgar Allan Poe's Classic Stories to Vivid Life

by PopMatters Staff

23 October 2015

Five of Edgar Allan Poe’s best-known stories are brought to vivid life in Extraordinary Tales.
 

SPONSOR: Five of Edgar Allan Poe’s best-known stories are brought to life in Extraordinary Tales. Inspired by sources as diverse as classic black-and-white monster films and the pulpy feel of EC Comics, this animated anthology is narrated by genre legends Sir Christopher Lee and Bela Lugosi. Now available on iTunes. Playing in select theaters.
  

Five of Edgar Allan Poe’s best-known stories are brought to vivid life in this visually stunning, heart-pounding animated anthology featuring Sir Christopher Lee, Bela Lugosi, Julian Sands, Roger Corman and Guillermo del Toro. Murderous madmen, sinister villains and cloaked ghouls stalk the darkened corridors of Poe’s imagination, as his haunting tales are given a terrifying new twist by some of the most beloved figures in horror film history.

 

THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER
Narrated by Sir Christopher Lee

 

THE TELL-TALE HEART
Narrated by Bela Lugosi

 

THE FACTS IN THE CASE OF MR. VALDEMAR
Narrated by Julian Sands

 

THE MASK OF THE RED DEATH
Narrated by Roger Corman

 

THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM
Narrated by Guillermo del Toro

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