Quotation by Peter Ruric

You hear that, Vitus? The phone is dead. Even the phone is dead.
Peter Ruric, and Edgar G. Ulmer. Edgar G. Ulmer. Hjalmar Poelzig (Boris Karloff), The Black Cat, to Dr. Werdegast, over a game of chess (1934).

While playing chess for the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Alison; Mr. Alison has just tried to phone for a taxi; suggested by the Edgar Allan Poe story.
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