The Tell-Tale Heart DVD

Includes the following:

  • Movie (16 min animated movie The Tell-Tale Heart)
  • 2 versions included: (13yrs. and older) and (10 - 13 yr old's)
  • The Making of (30 min walk through of how the characters are modeled)
  • The Art of (Composition of the concept art through final shots orchestrated to a full version of The Tell-Tale Heart theme music)
  • Subtitles (English & Spanish)
  • Directors Walk-through (As the movie plays in the background, I point out inspirations, artistic approaches, and Poe Easter eggs elements from Poe's life and other stories.)
  • Read Aloud - English (The voice actor for Edgar from the movie reads The Tell-Tale Heart (unabridged version) word for word as a montage of the movie stills are played in the background).
  • Teaser for The Raven



  • %10 off each additional copy after the first. (Quantities are specified after clicking "Order")
  • Shipping dates specified are in business days.


The Teacher's Bundle

- The Tell-Tale Heart DVD (all items mentioned above)
Plus 1 yr access to the Online Teacher and Student Zones

(Online Teacher Zone - A teacher only access area)

  • Lesson Plans for teaching The Tell-Tale Heart (designed to benefit from the videos and still shots available from the movie)
  • Movie exercise resources for the Lesson Plan - Video and still assets from the movie to support with the Lesson Plans
  • Teacher discussion area where teachers can share information about teaching Poe and The Tell-Tale Heart
  • A qualified link catalog for Poe History, the 1800's, and Poe stories (includes description).

(Online Student Zone - student access area)

  • Individual student log-in with dynamic avatars from the movie provided to the student based on the exercises and games completed on the site.
  • Read Aloud (English and Spanish (with Spanish text))
  • Poe and The Tell-Tale Heart word games and trivia
  • Picture games "What does not belong in this picture?"
  • Plot Exercises "Put the movie stills in order".
  • Video clips with virtual treasure hunts
  • and more learning fun...

(one copy per teacher and his/her students)



  • %10 off each additional copy after the first. (Quantities are specified after clicking "Order")
  • Shipping dates specified are in business days.
  • The Teacher Bundle registration code for logging into the eLearning area is sent along with the DVD.

Upgrade to the Teacher's Bundle

- This option allows a DVD owner to upgrade to the Teacher's Bundle.

If you do not have not already purchased the movie DVD, you will want to buy the Teachers Bundle above.


(one copy per teacher and his/her students)




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-Michael Swertfager



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