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The Tomb of Ligeia (1965) was a Horror - Drama Film directed by Roger Corman and produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff and Pat Green.

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The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)

By Beatrice on Mar 18, 2018 From Flickers in Time

The Tomb of Ligeia Directed by Roger Corman Written by Robert Towne from a story by Edgar Allen Poe 1964/UK Alta Vista Productions First viewing/Amazon Instant Roger Corman’s farewell to his Poe series is sumptuously shot and atmospheric. Verden Fell (Vincent Price) has spent the last sever... Read full article


THE TOMB OF LIGEIA On Blu-ray

By Dan Day Jr. on Nov 11, 2014 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

THE TOMB OF LIGEIA is the last film director Roger Corman made which was based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Corman's Poe adaptations, produced by American-International Pictures, were hugely successful during the first half of the 1960s. However, the filmmaker was getting tired of the Poe formul... Read full article


THE TOMB OF LIGEIA On Blu-ray

By Dan Day Jr. on Nov 11, 2014 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

THE TOMB OF LIGEIA is the last film director Roger Corman made which was based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Corman's Poe adaptations, produced by American-International Pictures, were hugely successful during the first half of the 1960s. However, the filmmaker was getting tired of the Poe formul... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: THE TOMB OF LIGEIA (1964)

By Jennifer Garlen on Oct 20, 2012 From Virtual Virago

The last of Roger Corman’s series of Poe horrors, The Tomb of Ligeia (1964) has both admirers and detractors, although it often makes the lower levels of best-of lists of Corman’s films. In Corman terms Ligeia is a fairly restrained production, less inclined to morbidly humorous excess a... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: THE TOMB OF LIGEIA (1964)

By Jennifer Garlen on Oct 20, 2012 From Virtual Virago

The last of Roger Corman’s series of Poe horrors, The Tomb of Ligeia (1964) has both admirers and detractors, although it often makes the lower levels of best-of lists of Corman’s films. In Corman terms Ligeia is a fairly restrained production, less inclined to morbidly humorous excess a... Read full article


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Verden Fell: The eyes, they confound me. There's a blankness, a mindless sort of malice in some Egyptian. They do not readily yield up the mystery.


Verden Fell: Christopher, not ten minutes ago I... I tried to kill a stray cat with a cabbage, and all but made love to the Lady Rowena. I succeeded is squashing the cabbage and badly frightening the lady. If only I could lay open my own brain as easily as I did that vegetable, what rot would be freed from its grey leaves?


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This was the last of Roger Corman's "Poe" series.
Roger Corman gave up his producer credit to Pat Green in order to qualify for a British subsidy.
Director Roger Corman has referred to this movie as the biggest and most exciting of all his Edgar Allan Poe adaptations.
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