When her older sister Jacqueline disappears, Mary Gibson is forced to leave her private school and decides to travel to New York City to look for her. A bit naive and out of her depth, she is not quite sure how to go about finding her. Eventually she meets Gregory Ward, her sister's husband and a mysterious psychiatrist, Dr. Louis Judd who claims to know of Jacqueline's whereabouts. What she doesn't realize is that her sister became involved with devil worshipers who now want to eliminate her for having revealed their existence. Written by
ROBBED OF THE WILL TO LOVE! (original half-sheet poster-style A)
See more »
Did You Know?
The character of Mimi, the dying prostitute, comes from the opera "La Bohème" by Giacomo Puccini
. References such as this are common in Val Lewton
's films. See more
When Jaqueline Gibson is running from a man who is following her, she backs against the wall in an alley near the Ivy Lane stage entrance and her nails are painted as she searches the wall beside her. In the next shot, when her hand suddenly finds the man's arm, her fingernails are unpainted. See more
Mrs. Bella Romari
Why can't everyone be happy like we are? Laugh and have a good time. That poor little one - so sad because she can't find her sister. And that man with her, he doesn't make her laugh - just sits and talk.
Jason Hoag, Poet
We are happy Mrs. Romari. You have everything, and I have nothing to lose.