On a Greek island during the 1912 war, several people are trapped by quarantine for the plague. If that isn't enough worry, one of the people, a superstitious old peasant woman, suspects ...
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On a Greek island during the 1912 war, several people are trapped by quarantine for the plague. If that isn't enough worry, one of the people, a superstitious old peasant woman, suspects one young girl of being a vampiric kind of demon called a vorvolaka.Written by
Ken Yousten <email@example.com>
The film was originally titled Camilla during production. See more »
Albrecht refers to Hermes as the god of medicine. In Greek mythology, Asclepius was the god of medicine. In terms of medical support, Hermes' assistance was sought by runners or any athletes with injuries. See more »
I meet my old familiar enemy, Death. I've fought him before. I've won, often. Now he wins. Let him come for me.
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Not bad Val Lewton production that has Boris Karloff portraying to some degree a Greek soldier and takes charge of a group of people on a nearby island where they might be carrying the plague, or is it from evil demons? Starts off slowly but becomes fairly entertaining during the last half hour. Ellen Drew is very pretty and is persecuted by some of the others who are superstitious. One thing I did notice in this film is that Karloff was not real tall. Remember those big shoes in "Frankenstein"? He had them for a reason. Lewton has done better but this film is enhanced by Karloff's presence and Drew's natural beauty.
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