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
Professor Heitz's hairline is entirely different between his early scenes and later ones, after he's been gorgonized. 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.