An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Ambrose Bierce's classic hallucinatory short story An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge has been adapted to film at least three times. The first version was a 1932 short subject directed by Charles Vidor; the second was a two-part 1959 installment of TV's Alfred Hitchcock Presents; and the third was this award-winning French short, adapted and directed by Robert Enrico. The time is the American Civil War: Southern plantation-owner Peyton Farquahr (Roger Jacquet) has been condemned to death for spying against the Union cause. As he prepares to be hanged from the Owl Creek bridge, Farquahr… More
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"The intriguing short captured my attention."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"One of the greatest short films of all time."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
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