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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Petrifies the screen with Horror!
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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
Professor Heitz's hairline is entirely different between his early scenes and later ones, after he's been gorgonized. See more
Prof. Karl Meister
[Contemptuously to Inspector Kanof
Don't use long words, Inspector; they don't suit you.
Referenced in Attack of the Octopus People