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The Tell-Tale Heart (1941)

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Short | 20 min | Crime, Mystery, Short

In this classic Edgar Allan Poe story, a man commits a murder, but afterward the victim's beating heart torments the murderer's mind.
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Writers
Edgar Allan Poe (story) | Doane R. Hoag (screenplay) (as Doane Hoag)
Composer
Sol Kaplan (as Sol Krandel)
Cinematographer
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Updated Oct 25, 1941

Release date
Oct 25, 1941 (United States)

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Joseph Schildkraut
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Roman Bohnen
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Oscar O'Shea
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Will Wright
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6.8 / 10 | 810 votes