A young Canadian nurse (Betsy) comes to the West Indies to care for Jessica, the wife of a plantation manager (Paul Holland). Jessica seems to be suffering from a kind of mental paralysis as a result of fever. When she falls in love with Paul, Betsy determines to cure Jessica even if she needs to use a voodoo ceremony, to give Paul what she thinks he wants. Written by
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She's alive... yet dead! She's dead... yet alive!
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Edith Barrett was three years younger than Tom Conway, who played the older of her sons, and only three years older than James Ellison, who played the younger son. See more
Frankly, it was something of a shock to see my patient that way for the first time. Nobody had told me Mrs. Holland was a... mental case.
A "mental case"?
Why should you be? My wife IS a mental case. Please remember that, Miss Connell. Particularly when some of the foolish people on the island start regaling you with the local legends. You'll find superstition a contagious thing. Some people let it get the better of them. I don't think you will.
Come along. I'll introduce you ...
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Referenced in Dawn of the Dead
The British Grenadiers
Music: 18th century or earlier
Played on guitar and Sung by Sir Lancelot See more