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The Tomb of Ligeia

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Original title
The Tomb of Ligeia
Running time
81 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Robert Towne (Story: Edgar Allan Poe)
Kenneth V. Jones
Arthur Grant
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Alta Vista Film Production / American International Pictures (AIP)
Horror. Thriller | 19th Century. Cats. B Movie
Movie Groups
Edgar Allan Poe Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
Verden Fell buries his late wife Ligeia who committed suicide, but is certain that she is not really dead. Some time after Rowena Trevanian, the daughter of a neighbouring lord, is thrown on top of Ligeia’s grave by her horse during a foxhunt. Fell appears and insists she come to the abbey where he lives so that he can tend her. She becomes fascinated by the strange, morbidly preoccupied Fell and agrees to marry him. But after the marriage he becomes obsessed, seeing her as being possessed by the spirit of Ligeia.
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