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3.8
190 Ratings

The Tell-Tale Heart

Directed by Ted Parmelee
United States, 1953
Animation, Short, Crime

Synopsis

The plot focuses on a murderer whose increasing guilt leads him to believe he can hear his victim’s heart still beating beneath the floorboards where he buried him.

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The Tell-Tale Heart Directed by Ted Parmelee

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1954 | Nominee: Best Short Subject, Cartoons

National Film Preservation Board

2001 | Winner: National Film Registry