In early-twentieth-century middle-Europe, villagers are literally becoming petrified. Although the authorities try to hush the matter up, it is apparent that at the full moon, Megaera, a Gorgon, leaves her castle lair and anyone looking on her face is turned to stone. When this fate befalls a visitor, experts from the University of Leipzig arrive to try and get to the bottom of it all. Written by
Jeremy Perkins <email@example.com>
A Monster With the Power to Turn Living Screaming Flesh Into Stone!
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Did You Know?
is quoted in 'The Films of Christopher Lee': "Beautiful-looking picture, but the whole thing fell apart because the effect of the snakes on Megaera's head was not sufficiently well done for the climax of the film. Not a memorable film, but it could have been terrific." See more
Megaera is an Erinýe, or Fury, not a Gorgon. The Gorgons were named Stheno, Euryale, and Medusa. See more
We are men of science. I don't believe in ghosts or evil spirits, and I don't think you do, either.
Professor Jules Heitz
That's one of the most unscientific remarks I have ever heard. I believe in the existence of everything which the human brain is unable to disprove.