The Tomb of Ligeia

1965

The Tomb of Ligeia

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In this horror film, based on a story by Edgar Allan Poe, a recently-widowed man is convinced that his wife is still alive, even after he witnesses her eventful burial. The widower falls in love with another woman, but his obsession with his dead wife comes between them.

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Cast

Vincent Price
as Verden Fell
Elizabeth Shepherd
as The Lady Rowena Trevanion/The Lady Ligeia
John Westbrook
as Christopher Gough
Derek Francis
as Lord Trevanion
Richard Vernon
as Dr. Vivian
Denis Gilmore
as Livery Boy
Penelope Lee
as Lady Rowena's Maidservant
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Critic Reviews for The Tomb of Ligeia

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Audience Reviews for The Tomb of Ligeia

Nice paring of legends Vincent Price and Roger Corman. Solid '60's Gothic horror.

Randy Tippy
Randy Tippy

Super Reviewer

½

This is one of my favourite Corman movies and favourite Price movies. Plus, it's got a cat, I love cats. I love the story too, it's very much like Poe's stories. And it has great atmosphere. I highly recommend it.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

½

All things considered...a very polished looking film. Based on the short story by Edgar Allan Poe. Vincent Price is delightfully morose as poor Verden Fell. A widower who (along with his new bride) is haunted by the memory(?) of his deceased(?) wife. One of the better Corman films in my opinion. Full of creepy fun, cheap scares and over the top acting. Oh and an omnipresent "FLYING" cat...can't forget the omnipresent flying cat!

Robert C
Robert C

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a really creepy poe adaptation with vincent price as a man whose dead wife won't give him any peace. good performance by elizabeth shepherd as the unlucky woman who marries him. great gothic atmosphere. one of the better corman films i've seen though less known than the pit and the pendulum and house of usher

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Stella Dallas

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