Masters of Horror: The Black Cat

Overview

Re-Animator star Jeffrey Combs assumes the guise of the most famous figure in gothic horror literature in director Stuart Gordon's adaptation of the classic Edgar Allan Poe story The Black Cat. It seems that as a literary figure, Poe is a man before his time, and when the dedicated writer fails to gain a following for his dark brand of poetry, his taste for spirits strengthens as his debts continue to mount. While his wife slowly succumbs to the wasting effects of consumption, her deranged pet feline bears ...
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Overview

Re-Animator star Jeffrey Combs assumes the guise of the most famous figure in gothic horror literature in director Stuart Gordon's adaptation of the classic Edgar Allan Poe story The Black Cat. It seems that as a literary figure, Poe is a man before his time, and when the dedicated writer fails to gain a following for his dark brand of poetry, his taste for spirits strengthens as his debts continue to mount. While his wife slowly succumbs to the wasting effects of consumption, her deranged pet feline bears witness to every excruciating moment, and Poe is soon driven to commit a grisly act of madness that will rival the darkest depths of even his most morbid prose.
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Special Features

The Tell-Tale Cat: Making of The Black Cat; Bringing Down the Ax: A Look behind the FX of The Black Cat; Audio commentary with director/Co-wroter Stuart Gordon and actor Jeffrey Combs; Photo gallery; Screenplay (DVD-ROM)
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/17/2007
  • UPC: 013138990686
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Rating:

  • Source: Starz / Anchor Bay
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 60:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 64,520

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jeffrey Combs Edgar Allan Poe
Technical Credits
Stuart Gordon Director, Screenwriter
Dennis Paoli Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Masters of Horror: Black Cat
1. Scat [5:45]
2. A Wager [5:53]
3. Get a Doctor [6:42]
4. Writer's Block [12:32]
5. Ease the Pain [6:05]
6. It's Not Pluto [10:43]
7. The Police [9:06]
8. End Credits [1:23]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Masters of Horror: Black Cat
   Play
   Chapters
   Extras
      "The Tell-Tale Cat: The Making of The Black Cat"
      "Bringing Down the Axe"
      Audio Commenatry Featuring Director Stuart Gordon and Actor Jeffrey Combs
         English 5.1
         English 2.0
         Commentary Featuring Director Stuart Gordon and Actor Jeffrey Combs
      Stuart Gordon's Biography
      Also on DVD
         Masters of Horror: Season One
            Cigarette Burns
            Incident On and Off a Mountain Road
            Deer Woman
            Dreams in the Witch House
            Homecoming
            Sick Girl
            Pick Me Up
            Jenifer
            Dance of the Dead
            Haeckel's Tale
            Fair Haired Child
            Imprint
            Chocolate
         Masters of Horror: Season Two
            Family
            Pelts
            The Damned Thing
            Pro-Life
            Right to Die
            The Black Cat
            The Screwfly Solution
            Valerie on the Stairs
            We All Scream for Ice Cream
         Behind the Mask
      The Black Cat Script
      Photo Gallery
   Audio Set Up
      English 5.1
      English 2.0
      Commentary Featuring Director Stuart Gordon and Actor Jeffrey Combs
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