The Gorgon

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1964
  • Color
  • Running Time: 83 Min.
  • Production Co: Hammer Film Productions
  • Distribution Co: Columbia Pictures (1965) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Terence Fisher
  • Written by J. Llewellyn Devine & John Gilling
  • Starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Richard Pasco
  • Produced by Anthony Nelson Keys
  • Original Music by James Bernard
  • Cinematography by Michael Reed
  • Film Editing by Eric Boyd-Perkins

Plot Summary

  • In the early twentieth century, a Gorgon takes human form and terrorizes a small European village by turning its citizens to stone.


  • A Monster With the Power to Turn Living Screaming Flesh Into Stone!
  • A venture into the deepest, starkest realms of the supernatural . . .
  • The Gorgon petrifies the screen with Horror!
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  • Petrifies the screen with Horror!
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