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Poe Film Series
Mon, October 26, 2009 • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM • Harry Ransom Center
"Spirits of the Dead"
Fellini adapts "Toby Dammit," starring Terrence Stamp as the drunken title character who travels to Rome to film a Catholic Western. Malle helms "William Wilson," starring Alain Delon as a sadistic Austrian student and Bridget Bardot as one of his victims. Vadim takes on "Metzengerstein," starring Jane Fonda as a medieval countess and Peter Fonda as her dead lover.
The screening is held in conjunction with the Ransom Center's exhibition "From Out That Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe."
This event is made possible by The Big Read, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest.