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Tormented (1960)

Unrated | | Horror, Thriller | 22 September 1960 (USA)
A man lets a former flame fall to her death rather than let her interfere with his new relationship, but her ghost returns to disrupt his impending nuptials.

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Sandy Hubbard
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Meg Hubbard
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Nick, The Blackmailer
Lillian Adams ...
Mrs. Ellis
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Mr. Nelson, lunch stand operator
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Mrs. Hubbard (as Vera Marsh)
Harry Fleer ...
Frank Hubbard
Merritt Stone ...
Clergyman
George Stanley ...
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Dick Walsh ...
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Leslie Thomas ...
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Storyline

On an island community off of California, Tom Stewart is preparing to marry the woman he loves. His plans are threatened by his old girlfriend, Vi, who shows up secretly. During a confrontation at the top of the island's lighthouse, the railing breaks and Vi falls. Tom has a chance to save her but doesn't. Tom's relief at Vi's accident soon fades when her vengeful spirit begins showing up wherever he goes... Written by C. Robert Stevens <crstevens@mail.utexas.edu>

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Her lips, cold as a tomb! Her caress, a naked chill! See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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22 September 1960 (USA)  »

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Eye of the Dead  »

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Trivia

A portion of the score actually came from William Castle's House on Haunted Hill (1959) which Allied Artists had distributed the previous year. See more »

Goofs

When Tom and Sandy are walking on the beach in an early scene, for a brief moment there's a black object on the right side of the frame, as the camera is tracking left. It's likely a microphone, or part of the camera equipment. See more »

Quotes

Frank Hubbard: It's bad enough to accept a musician into this family, but a jazz musician is asking too damn much.
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Edited into Out of this World Super Shock Show (2007) See more »

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Tormented
Music by Albert Glasser
Lyrics by Lewis Meltzer
Sung by Margie Rayburn
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Tom Stewart killed me!!
24 October 2002 | by (Queens, NY) – See all my reviews

That Bert I. Gordon made some wacky flicks!

This film definitely has a dark, somber mood and rightly so. Is it really happening too Tom or is guilty conscience and insanity taking over? Despite the hindering of special effects at the time, the apparition scenes are pretty funny. Sandy really did grow up a lot during this movie. Was it a message of how the best laid plans end up crumbling like dust in the wind? Hey, can you blame Tom for falling for Vi? Oh, was there unintended humor when Tom asks the blind housekeeper if she saw something, and when she reminds him of her handicap, he says, "Sorry, I forgot.?" I always crack up at that one scene and anytime the beatnik shows up.

"No habla beatnik!"


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