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
Ken Yousten <email@example.com>
Blonde Beauty - Doomed to be one of the walking dead!
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Did You Know?
Hanging on the wall in Jessica's room is a copy of Arnold Böcklin
's mysterious painting "Isle of the Dead," which would serve as the basis for another Lewton production with that title two years later. See more
[Noticing Alma having difficulty trying to lead a stubborn horse
Alma, try it this way... Turn your back on him. You see, that's the way it is with a horse: you can't lead him and look at him at the same time.
Alma - Maid
Sounds sorta' man-like, don't it?
At the beginning, in small letters at the bottom of the screen is this disclaimer: The characters and events depicted in this photoplay are fictional. Any similarity to any persons, living, dead, OR POSSESSED, is entirely coincidental. See more
Referenced in Videoclub
Etude in E Op.10 No.3
Written by Frédéric Chopin
Played on piano by Tom Conway See more