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Gothic Literature Movies & Media Adaptations

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Media Adaptations

The Best of Gothic Horror

is a collection of abridged novels and stories by Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Mary Shelley recorded on audio tape by Countertop Audio and released in June 2000.

A film of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher" was produced in 1928 and directed by Jean Epstein. A second film adaptation of the story starred Vincent Price and was directed by Roger Corman in 1960. Both versions are available on videotape.

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, a film directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, was released in 1994. The film claims to be a much closer rendition of Shelley's novel than the earlier film Frankenstein, directed by James Whale and released in 1931, although this early version is very popular with viewers. Both are readily available on video.

An audio tape of an abridged version of The Castle of Otranto, produced by Naxos Audio Books...

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