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Edgar Allan Poe on Screen

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No doubt the first films that come to mind when people think of Edgar Allan Poe adaptations are the AIP, Roger Corman Poe cycle of films, beginning with House of Usher in 1960, starring Vincent Price. However the first screen adaptations of Poe's tales began in the silent era and since then countless directors have attempted to bring Poe's dark imagination to life. Below is a compilation of some of the lesser known Poe adaptations, made for the screen during the 20th century.



The Avenging Conscience (1914)The Avenging Conscience is loosely based on The Tell-Tale Heart and Annabel Lee and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The story follows a young man's descent into murder and madness after his uncle thwarts his love affair with a beautiful young woman.
The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1914)This silent film marks the first screen adaptation of Poe's 1841 short story featuring the famous detective C. Auguste Dupin. Unfortunately the film has since been lost.
The Fall of the H…

Halloween Monster Music Playlist

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Below the Monster Music Halloween playlist grouped into your favorite monster, featuring werewolves, zombies, vampires and killers.

Werewolf Music Playlist Werewolf – The Frantics Werewolves of London – Warren Zevon Werewolf – Southern Culture on the Skids Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clearwater Revival Howlin' For My Darlin' - The Chesterfield Kings Howl – Florence and the Machine The Wolf is At Your Door - Howlin' Wolf Werewolf - Michael Hurley Blue Moon - Sam Cooke/The Marcels The Killing Moon – Echo and the Bunnymen I Was A Teenage Werewolf – The Cramps Wolfman - Randy Fuller Hungry Like The Wolf – Duran Duran Bark At The Moon – Ozzy Osbourne Howlin’ For You – The Black Keys Mr Werewolf – The Kac-Ties She Wolf – Shakira The Howl – Johnny Eager Howlin’ at the Moon – Hank Williams Howlin’ Wolf – John Lee Hooker Moondance - Van Morrison Wolf Pack – Kid Thomas I’m the Wolfman – Round Robin
Werewolf Heart - Dead Man's Bones


Zombie Music Playlist My Body's A Zombie for You - Dead Man…

Halloween Songs and Music

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Get in the mood for Halloween with these Halloween themed songs.

Halloween Theme – John Carpenter Trick or Treat - Paul Smith and His Orchestra Hallowe'en Dance - American Symphony Orchestra Tonight Is Halloween – The Drool Brothers Halloween – Betty Grable Trick or Treat – Otis Redding Every Day is Halloween – Ministry Happy and Strange Night of Samhain – Les Derniers Trouvères Halloween – Siouxsie & The Banshees Happy Halloween – John Zacherley 

The Halloween Song - Bing Crosby & Boris Karloff Night Before Halloween – Bill Buchanan Halloween – The Dream Syndicate This is HalloweenNightmare Before Christmas soundtrack, also recorded by Marilyn Manson. Keepin’ Halloween Alive – Alice Cooper Halloween Spooks- Lambert Hendricks and Ross Trick or Treat - Terry Randazzo Halloween – Kay Lande and Wade Denning Trick or Treat - Fastway