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The Tell-Tale Heart (1953) Theatrical Cartoon The Tell-Tale Heart

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  • UPA Productions
  • Theatrical Cartoon Pictures and Posters
  • Originally Released on December 27, 1953.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:24 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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A dark adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's short story about a man who is haunted by the beating heart of the man whom he has murdered.

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I saw this film at a news-theatre cinema in the west end of London in 1955 and it has been engraved on memory ever since. I was 17 at the time and it scared me witless! The cinema had a good sound system, and that combined with a heady perfume in...  (read more)

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Several art schools dot the Hollywood/Los Angeles area, and the UPA movement attracted many students to any of the films they produced during the fifties.

UPA's "Tell-Tale Heart" was an animated short (not considered a cartoon in...  (read more)

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One of UPA's best and most terrifying films.

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I saw this film when I was ten, and it still ranks as the five most frightening minutes I've ever spent in a movie theater- I had nightmares for years afterwards envisioning the scene wherein the old man jumps up in bed and crys out "NO!"...  (read more)

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I believe this film may have been directed by Paul Julian. That's what I was told by teachers at USC.

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