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The Sealed Room


Incorrectly reviewed by the trad magazine Variety under the title [[Feature~V119519~The Sealed Door~door]], this Renaissance melodrama is among the best of [[Performer~P92597~D.W. Griffith~dwgriffith]]'s early Biographs. Clearly based on Edgar Allan Poe's The Cask of Amontillado, the film recounts the tragic romance between a young queen ([[Performer~P220176~Marion Leonard~marionleonard]]) and an amorous troubadour ([[Performer~P74531~Henry B. Walthall~henrybwalthall]]). To avoid detection by the King...more