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The Tomb of Ligeia Blu-Ray

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For the last of his cycle of Edgar Allan Poe adaptations, Roger Corman asked screenwriter Robert Towne (Chinatown) to turn Poe s story Ligeia into another vehicle for Vincent Price, who once again plays a man so haunted by his past that he is unable to function in the present.

In this case the past comes in the form of his now-deceased first wife Ligeia, who casts a long shadow over an ill-advised second marriage to a woman who resembles her (Elizabeth Shepherd), particularly when he becomes convinced that Ligeia s spirit is returning to him in the form of a black cat. But is this actually a delusion on his part?

Although the doom-laden narrative and Price s tormented performance had become well established ingredients in the Corman Poe cycle, the film looks strikingly different from the earlier films, with much of it taking place in broad daylight, and shot in actual English locations (notably Stonehenge and Norfolk s Castle Acre Priory) instead of Hollywood
SKU: 5027035011974

Details

Actors: Vincent Price, Elizabeth Shepherd, John Westbrook

Director: Roger Corman

Special Features: Optional isolated music and effects track, Audio commentary by director and producer Roger Corman, Audio commentary by star Elizabeth Shepherd, All new interviews with crew members, Original Theatrical Trailer

Release Year: 1964

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More Information

Format: Blu-Ray

Label: Arrow Video

Region Coding: Region B

Language: English

Subtitles: English SDH

Case Type: Blu-Ray Case

Technical Details

Run Time: 82 mins

Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

Video Format: PAL