Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive

Filmmaker Roger Corman’s dream-like world of Edgar Allan Poe

In adapting Edgar Allan Poe’s writing for cinema, filmmaker Roger Corman wanted to emphasize the insulation of the unconscious mind. He worked on a closed sound-stage to create a hazy, dream-like world.


Major support for Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive is provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Additional support for this film is provided in part by National Endowment for the Arts, Joy Fishman, and Wallace S Wilson.