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I Walked with a Zombie (1943, Jacques Tourneur)

The Stop Button Posted by on Dec 4, 2013

Before it stumbles through its third act, I Walked with a Zombie’s biggest problem is the pacing. It’s exceedingly boring during the second act. Its second biggest problem is it’s too short. The second act plays so poorly because there’s not enough going on, there’s ju read more

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Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Jul 10, 2013

I Walked with a Zombie Directed by Jacques Tourneur 1943/USA RKO Radio Pictures First viewing #161 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die IMDb users say 7.2/10; I say 7.5/10     This superbly shot and lit psychological horror film from the Val Lewton shop at RKO falters in the story de read more

I Walked with a Zombie

Le Mot du Cinephiliaque Posted by Michael on Nov 2, 2012

I Walked with a Zombie (Jacques Tourneur, 1943) A young Canadian nurse (Betsy) comes to the West Indies to care for Jessica, the wife of a plantation manager (Paul Holland). Jessica seems to be suffering from a kind of mental paralysis as a result of fever. When she falls in love with Paul, Betsy read more

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Journeys in Classic Film Posted by Kristen on Oct 6, 2012

    I had no idea I’d be doing two Jacques Tourneur/Val Lewton productions so close together but oh well, they’re worth comparing.  I saw I Walked With a Zombie before I saw Cat People and on first viewing I loved it, especially considering it’s take on Jane Eyre.  Recen read more

I Walked With A Zombie Jane Eyre

We Recycle Movies Posted by Anne Marie on Jun 26, 2012

Before “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,” before “World War Z,” “The Walking Dead,” or even “Night of the Living Dead,” there was a zombie movie based on “Jane Eyre.”  Because “I Walked With A Zombie” (1943 dir. Jacques Tourner) is B.R. read more

I Walked with a Zombie

MacGuffin Movies Posted by RBuccicone on Dec 5, 2011

     Sometimes the best films result from the most undesirable circumstances. One could say this is true of Alfred Hitchcock‘s many films that were created under the restrictions of a tight Production Code and producer oversight. That can also be said of I Walked with a Zombie. Director Jacqu read more

Thrillers and Chillers: I Walked With a Zombie (1943).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Oct 29, 2010

Walked with a Zombie(1943). Directed by Jacques Tourneur. Cast: Frances Dee, Christine Gordon and Tom Conway. It was the second horror film from producer Val Lewton, the first was, Cat People. Lewton was given the film's title and with the help of the writers, he created the story around the title, read more

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Hollywood Revue Posted by Angela on Oct 20, 2010

When Besty Connell (Frances Dee) agreed to take a nursing job in the Caribbean, little did she know she would soon find herself caring for the living dead.  When she finds out Paul Holland (Tom Conway), a sugar plantation owner in Saint Sebastian, needs a nurse for his wife Jessica, she is eager to read more

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