The Tomb of Ligeia

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The Tomb of Ligeia (1965, UK) is a Horror film directed by Roger Corman.


Main Details

  • Released in 1965
  • Color
  • Running Time: 81 Min
  • Distribution Co: Anglo-Amalgamated Film Distributors (UK) | American International Pictures (USA)
  • Directed by Roger Corman
  • Produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff, Pat Green
  • Written by Robert Towne, Paul Mayersberg, based on Edgar Allan Poe's "Ligeia"
  • Starring Vincent Price, Elizabeth Shepherd, John Westbrook
  • Music by Kenneth V. Jones
  • Cinematography by Arthur Grant
  • Edited by Alfred Cox

Plot Summary

  • A man's obsession with his dead wife drives a wedge between him and his new bride.


  • Even on her wedding night she must share the man she loved with the "female thing" that lived in the Tomb of the Cat!
  • CAT or WOMAN or a Thing Too Evil to Mention?
  • His first wife is dead- but still a little CATTY!
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