The Loves Of Edgar Allan Poe

  • 1942
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Biography

Loosely based on the life of the famed poet and author, the film follows him from childhood as an adopted son of a Virginia tobacco dealer to his early death from alcoholism. The story attempts to blame a lot of Poe's later problems on his mistreatment by his foster father. Shepperd plays the mature Poe who is jilted by his childhood sweetheart, Gilmore,...read more

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  • Review: Loosely based on the life of the famed poet and author, the film follows him from childhood as an adopted son of a Virginia tobacco dealer to his early death from alcoholism. The story attempts to blame a lot of Poe's later problems on his mistreatment by… (more)

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