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Jan 7, 2017 Castleton Knight
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Rachmaninov's wonderfully disturbing Prelude in C Sharp Minor sets the tone for Castleton Knight's silent, nightmarish reverie on Poe's 'The Premature Burial'. A man listening to the famous Prelude is transported to a hellish avant-garde setting, replete with funny angles, skulls and a corpse-eye view.
Topics: Prelude, Castleton Knight, Silent Cinema, UK, BFI, 1927, 20s, Romanticism, Edgar Allan Poe, The...