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The Thing That Couldn't Die (1958)

Unrated | | Horror | 1959 (Turkey)
A psychically gifted young woman discovers a centuries-old crate buried on her aunt's ranch. Opening it, her family discovers the living head of Gideon Drew, a 16th century devil worshiper ... See full summary »

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Gordon Hawthorne
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Linda Madison
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Hank Huston
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Julian Ash
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A psychically gifted young woman discovers a centuries-old crate buried on her aunt's ranch. Opening it, her family discovers the living head of Gideon Drew, a 16th century devil worshiper who was beheaded by Sir Francis Drake. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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The grave can't hold it ...nothing human can stop it! See more »

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The opening credits reused the music from the opening credits of This Island Earth (1955). See more »

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The characters claim the farm is isolated. However, the openings credits show the farm is clearly on the outskirts of a small town. See more »

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Gordon Hawthorne: You're not the same girl you were yesterday.
Jessica Burns: Yesterday I was trying to do what was right, I was afraid, but I'm not afraid anymore.
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Entertaining Camp
2 December 2002 | by (Oregon) – See all my reviews

Very entertaining. A girl with supernatural gifts feels something "Evil" while witching for water. Despite her warnings, her Aunt digs up an old chest, which turns out to contain the severed noggin of a sorceror. He starts controlling people in a quest for his body. They don't make 'em like this anymore. FX are pretty good, a highly enjoyable film.


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