The Fall of the House of Usher

by Jean Epstein 1h6min France 1928
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Film details

The Fall of the House of Usher
by Jean Epstein

Allan visits the sinister Usher family mansion, where his friend Roderick is painting a portrait of his sickly wife Madeline. The portrait seems to be draining the life out of Madeline, slowly leading to her death.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Jean Debucourt : Sir Roderick Usher
  • Marguerite Gance : Lady Madeline Usher
  • Charles Lamy : Allan- L'invité
  • And with: Fournez-Goffard, Luc Dartagnan


  • Director Jean Epstein
  • Scenario Jean Epstein
  • Original work author Edgar Allan Poe
  • Photo director Georges Lucas, Jean Lucas
  • Set Design Pierre Kéfer
  • Costume Design Fernand Osché
  • Production Compagny Les Films Jean Epstein
  • Distributor Potemkine

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,33:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Production1928
  • Release date for France10/04/1928
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageSilent
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