After one of their store houses burnt down, museum director Grove and his assistant Pimm find everything destroyed - only one statue withstood the fire mysteriously undamaged. Suddenly ...
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A young woman is invited by her girlfriend, who lives in an English country mansion, to stay there with her. The estate, however, isn't quite what it seems--and neither is the friend who issued the invitation.
José Ramón Larraz
In London in the 1970s, Scotland Yard police investigators think they have uncovered a case of vampirism. They call in an expert vampire researcher named Professor Lorrimer Van Helsing (a ... See full summary »
After one of their store houses burnt down, museum director Grove and his assistant Pimm find everything destroyed - only one statue withstood the fire mysteriously undamaged. Suddenly Grove is lying dead on the ground - killed by the statue? Pimm finds out that the cursed statue has been created by Rabbi Loew in 16th century and will withstand every human attempt to destroy it. Pimm decides to use it to his own advantage...Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
Newspaper headlines refer to the statue as a Golem even before Pimm and Perkins identify it as such. See more »
The Old Rabbi:
This is a most rare thing. I don't believe that you got it off some stone as you said. If I translate it for you, will you agree to tell me the truth?
The Old Rabbi:
He who will find the secret of my life at his feet, him will I serve until beyond time. He who shall evoke me in the seventeenth century, beware! For I cannot by fire be destroyed. He who shall evoke me in the eighteenth century, beware! For I cannot by fire or by water be destroyed. He who evokes me in the nineteenth century, beware! For I ...
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Star Roddy McDowall is credited as Roddy 'MacDowall' in the opening credits. See more »
The film is too talky, Roddy McDowall is too precocious, and things just seem to move along slow as molasses. I think the director is trying too hard to emulate Hitchcock, as there are many not too subtle references to Psycho. But, there is only one Hitch and the plot twists and turns in what is essentially a crime drama are about as straight as a desert highway.
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