The Tomb of Ligeia

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"Even on her wedding night she must share the man she loved with the "female thing" that lived in the Tomb of the Cat!"
  • NR
  • 1964
  • 1 hr 21 min
  • 6.4  (6,834)

The Tomb of Ligeia is a 1964 horror movie starring Vincent Price, Elizabeth Shepherd, and John Westbrook. The movie is directed by Roger Corman, who is known for his work in the horror genre. The movie tells the story of Verden Fell (played by Vincent Price), a man who is haunted by the memory of his deceased wife, Ligeia. Verden is convinced that Ligeia's spirit is still present in his life, and he becomes obsessed with the idea of her return.

Verden meets and falls in love with a woman named Rowena (played by Elizabeth Shepherd), but their relationship is complicated by Verden's obsession with Ligeia. As Rowena tries to understand Verden's strange behavior, she becomes convinced that Ligeia's spirit is indeed present and that Verden is in danger.

The movie is set in a gloomy Gothic setting, complete with eerie castles and misty landscapes. The cinematography is haunting, with the use of shadow and light to create an atmosphere of suspense and dread. The soundtrack is also well-crafted, with music that heightens the tension and scares.

Vincent Price gives an excellent performance as Verden, capturing the character's madness and desperation. Elizabeth Shepherd is equally strong as Rowena, displaying a mix of fear, confusion, and determination as she tries to unravel the mystery of Verden's obsession.

The Tomb of Ligeia is a movie that explores themes of love, death, and the supernatural. It is both eerie and atmospheric, with a sense of melancholy and loss that lingers long after the movie is over. The movie is a must-see for fans of classic horror and Gothic literature, and it remains a haunting and memorable work of cinematic horror.

The Tomb of Ligeia is a 1964 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 21 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4.

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    1 hr 21 min
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    6.4  (6,834)