Young Canadian nurse Betsy comes to the West Indies to care for Jessica, the wife of a plantation manager Paul Holland. Jessica seems to be suffering from a kind of mental paralysis as a result of fever. When she falls in love with Paul, Betsy determines to cure Jessica even if she needs to use a voodoo ceremony, to give Paul what she thinks he wants.
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She's alive... yet dead! She's dead... yet alive!
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Did You Know?
Hanging on the wall in Jessica's room is a copy of Arnold Böcklin
's mysterious painting "Isle of the Dead," which would serve as the basis for another Lewton production with that title two years later. See more
When Besty goes to talk with Wes on the porch about an hour into the film, they are both lit by light coming through the louvered door to the left. But, in the next closer shot, that striped lighting pattern disappears. See more
Dere was a family dat live on de isle of St. Sebastian a long, long while / De head of de family was a Holland man and de younger brother, his name was Rand / Ah, woe! Ah, me! Shame and sorrow for de family / De Holland man he kept in a tower a wife as pretty as a big white flower. / She saw de brother and she stole his heart and dat's how de badness and de trouble start... De wife and de brother dey want to go but de Holland man, he tell dem no / De wife fall down and de evil came and it ...
At the beginning, in small letters at the bottom of the screen is this disclaimer: The characters and events depicted in this photoplay are fictional. Any similarity to any persons, living, dead, OR POSSESSED, is entirely coincidental. See more
Fort Holland Calypso Song
Music and Lyrics by Sir Lancelot
Played on guitar and sung by Sir Lancelot See more