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The Undead (1957)

Unrated | | Fantasy, Horror | March 1957 (USA)
A beautiful woman is sent back in time via hypnosis to the Middle Ages where she finds she is suspected of being a witch, and subject to being executed.

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Cast overview:
... Diana Love / Helene
Richard Garland ... Pendragon
... Livia, witch
Val Dufour ... Quintus Ratcliff
... Smolkin, the gravedigger
... Meg Maud, witch
... The Imp
... Scroop, the innkeeper (as Bruno Ve Sota)
... Satan
Maurice Manson ... Prof. Ulbrecht Olinger
Aaron Saxon ... Gobbo, the Jailer
Don Garrett ... The Knight (as Don Garret)
... The Leper (as Richard Miller)
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Two psychical researchers procure the services of a lady of the night and send her back in time under hypnosis. She finds herself in the body of a past existence - a woman in medieval times waiting to be beheaded as a witch. By avoiding this fate she unwittingly starts to alter history. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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A thousand years of naked terror! See more »

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$70,000 (estimated)
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The sets for the film were all built inside a converted supermarket. See more »

Goofs

In the final scene in the lab, the camera shows the empty clothes sitting in the chair far in the background. They were to be a shocking revelation in a few seconds, and that spoiled the surprise. See more »

Quotes

[in loud, incredibly angry sounding voice]
Quintus: STAY!
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Featured in Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011) See more »

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Worthy of an MST3K Episode!
7 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

This movie was awful, although I have seen some worse movies before. The Imp is the most annoying character even though he is supposed to be the most lovable. The witch is fairly attractive and the rest of the characters are really annoying. For example, the madman whom continuously points out that he's mad. And the knight in shining armor whom fights like a sissy and trusts everyone right away. But like I said, there have been worse movies.


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