American Masters

Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive - Trailer

Preview: Season 31 Episode 8 | 3m 5s

Discover the real story of the notorious author, starring Denis O’Hare as Edgar Allan Poe. This new documentary explores the misrepresentations of Poe and reveals how he tapped into what it means to be human in a modern and sometimes frightening world. Narrated by Kathleen Turner.

Aired: 10/30/17

Rating: NR

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