The Ballad of Tam Lin
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
- Released in December 1970
- Running time: 106 minutes
- Production Co.: Gershwin-Kastner Productions (co-production) | Winkast Film Productions (co-production)
- Distribution Co.: American International Pictures
- Directed by Roddy McDowall
- Written by William Spier, from the poem by Robert Burns (uncredited)
- Starring: Ava Gardner, Cyril Cusack, Stephanie Beacham, Ian McShane, Richard Wattis
- Based on the ancient Scottish ballad "Tam Lin" (one of its many titles), the plot concerns an aging, beautiful woman who uses her wealth (and occasionally, witchcraft) to control a decadent pack of attractive young people she surrounds herself with. But when her latest young stud falls for the local vicar's daughter, she vows revenge.
- She drained them of their manhood - and then of their LIVES!
- the story of a kind of woman few people even exist...
- They Called Her The Devil's Widow
Also Known As
- The Devil's Widow
- The Devil's Woman