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The Tell-Tale Heart (1953 American film) Quotes

The Tell-Tale Heart (1953 American film) is a TV show that debuted in 1970 . The Tell-Tale Heart stopped airing in 1970.

It features Stephen Bosustow as producer, and Boris Kremenliev in charge of musical score.

The Tell-Tale Heart (1953 American film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Tell-Tale Heart (1953 American film) is 7:24 minutes long. The Tell-Tale Heart (1953 American film) is distributed by Columbia Pictures.

The Tell-Tale Heart (1953 American film) Quotes

  • (Unnamed) "Then I heard it. It might have been an ant, a clock. But no. Louder, and still louder. They must hear it, and yet they sit and talk and talk. Of course they must. They know, they do. They're torturing me, watching me, letting it beat so that I -- That I -- Stop it. Stop it, you devils. Yes, yes, I did it. It's there, under the floor. Oh, stop it. It is the beating of his hideous heart."
  • (Title Card) "The story is told through the eyes of a madman -- -- -- who, like all of us, believed that he was sane."
  • (Unnamed) "True, I'm nervous. Very, very dreadfully nervous."
  • (Unnamed) "But why would you say that I'm mad?"
  • (Unnamed) "For seven days I waited. You think me mad, what madman would wait, could wait so patiently, so long? In the old house, with the old man, and the eye that -- Then on the eight night I knew. Tonight. Still, I waited, while time slowed, stopped, ebbed out."
  • (Unnamed) "True, I'm nervous. Very, very dreadfully nervous. But why would you say that I'm mad? See how calmly, how precisely I can tell the story to you. Listen. It starts with the old man. And old man in an old house. A good man, I suppose. He didn't harm me, I didn't want his gold, if gold there was. Then what was it? I think -- I think it was -- his eye. Yes, that eye, the eye. That. His eye staring. Milky white film. The eye, everywhere, in everything. Of course I had to get rid of the eye."

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