Murders in the Rue Morgue

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971, USA) is a Horror film directed by Gordon Hessler.


Main Details

  • Released in 1971 | Color
  • Running time: 87 min / 98 min restored director's cut
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures
  • Directed by Gordon Hessler
  • Produced by Louis M. Heyward
  • Written by Edgar Allan Poe (story), Christopher Wicking, Henry Slesar
  • Starring Jason Robards, Herbert Lom, Christine Kaufmann, Adolfo Celi, Maria Perschy, Lilli Palmer, Michael Dunn
  • Music by Waldo de los Ríos
  • Cinematography by Manuel Berenguer
  • Edited by Max Benedict

Plot Summary

  • the turn of the century. Inspector Vidocq investigates a series of unexplained murders at a Grand Guignol-type theatre...where the players have suddenly become real-life victims. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.
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