Remembering that we owe it all to Mr.Poe, let's take a look at a short film by
Tim Burton (the director of The Corpse Bride and the Nightmare Before Christmas)
It is about a young boy who wants to be Vincent Price,
an actor who made his reputation starring in horror films,
many of which were based on the short stories of Edgar Allan Poe,
Vincent Price narrates this 6 minute annimated film.
Click on the title of Burton's movie, and watch the film two times.
The first time just take it all in.
The second time,
v Pen & Pencil
Make a list of the things you think set an unsettling, scary tone.
Click here to download another helpful worksheet.
This one will assist you in organizing your observations
about horror, terror and madness.
click here for the film