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The Haunted Palace (1963) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • Loosely based on H.P. Lovecraft's novel THE CASE OF CHARLES DEXTER WARD, this fright flick opens with a warlock placing a curse on a group of villagers about to burn him at the stake. Generations later, the warlock's descendant returns to the village to pick up where his ancestor left off.

    - Written by Humberto Amador
  • Charles Dexter Ward travels with his wife to Arkham to inspect a large house he has inherited. It was once owned by his great grandfather Joseph Curwen, a disciple of the devil, who cursed the local villagers as they burned him at the stake. Everyone is hostile to Ward, blaming the curse for the number of mutants in the village. Indeed, Ward's arrival allows Curwen to take over his body and restart his evil ways by revenging himself on the descendants of those who killed him

    - Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>
  • Charles Dexter Ward arrives at a small village to visit the house he inherited from his ancestor who died there 100 years ago.

    - Written by Michael Zink <m.zink@adg.de>

Synopsis

In this chilling adaptation of H.P. Lovecrafts The Case Of Charles Dexter Ward, Charles Dexter Ward (Vincent Price) travels with his wife Ann (Debra Paget) to Arkham to inspect a mansion he has inherited...

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