The Premature Burial

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"Within the Coffin I Lie...ALIVE!"
  • NR
  • 1962
  • 1 hr 21 min
  • 6.5  (3,711)

This chilling horror film based loosely on a story by Edgar Allan Poe stars Ray Milland as Guy Correll, a man descended from a number of ancestors who suffer from a hereditary paralysis in which they appear dead, while still actually alive. He develops a pervasive concern with death and dying, even going to the length of constructing special devices inside his future burial tomb that will allow him to escape in the event someone prematurely inters him. When he marries, his bride finds his obsession rather disturbing. Events soon take a dark, unexpected turn. The cast includes Hazel Court.

The Premature Burial
The Premature Burial
The Premature Burial

Trailer - 2 min 31 sec

Description
This chilling horror film based loosely on a story by Edgar Allan Poe stars Ray Milland as Guy Correll, a man descended from a number of ancestors who suffer from a hereditary paralysis in which they appear dead, while still actually alive. He develops a pervasive concern with death and dying, even going to the length of constructing special devices inside his future burial tomb that will allow him to escape in the event someone prematurely inters him. When he marries, his bride finds his obsession rather disturbing. Events soon take a dark, unexpected turn. The cast includes Hazel Court.

The Premature Burial is a 1962 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 21 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5.

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  • Release Date
    1962
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 21 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (3,711)