VIDEO: Trailer for “Edgar Allen Poe: Buried Alive” on PBS previews Denis O’Hare as master of the macabre

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PBS is celebrating one of the masters of macabre with a new episode of “American Masters” titled Edgar Allen Poe: Buried Alive.

The special, starring Denis O’Hare (American Horror Story) as Poe, airs on Halloween Eve, Monday, October 30, at 9:00 PM. Here’s the official synopsis:

Written and directed by Eric Stange, the new documentary American Masters – Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive draws on the rich palette of Poe’s evocative imagery and sharply drawn plots to tell the real story of the notorious author. Narrated by Oscar- and Tony-nominated, two-time Golden Globe-winner Kathleen Turner, American Masters – Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive explores the misrepresentations of Poe as a drug-addled madman akin to the narrators of his horror stories.

See the spooky trailer for the special below.


Following the TV premiere, “Edgar Allen Poe: Buried Alive” will be available to stream online starting on Halloween.

Source: Bloody Disgusting

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