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The Tomb of Ligeia (1964) Poster

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Director Roger Corman has referred to this movie as the biggest and most exciting of all his Edgar Allan Poe adaptations.
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Shot on a 25 day shedule in the UK, a big difference to the 15 day schedule used in the US for the previous Roger Corman "Poe" movies. The director attributed the extra time to the British crew's obsession with taking "tea breaks".
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Proposed titles included "The House at the End of the World" and "The Tomb of the Cat"
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This was the last of Roger Corman's "Poe" series.
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Roger Corman wanted to break away from his standard technique of shooting his "Poe" features entirely on soundstages. There are many scenes, including the entire first reel, that were shot outdoors.
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Roger Corman gave up his producer credit to Pat Green in order to qualify for a British subsidy.
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The exterior of the building is a real building, it is Castle Acre Priory in Norfolk, UK, which is a National Heritage monument, and is still open to the public at time of writing (2018). Fake parts of scenery added just for the movie include the tombstones seen among the ruins, and the tallest part of the residential wing (the part that catches fire first) which does not exist in reality.
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Paul Mayersberg got his first screen credit as Roger Corman's personal assistant on the film, and also did an uncredited rewrite of the script.
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In Spain never had a theatrical release. The film was a TV premiere in 1974, 10 years later.
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French censorship certificate: - 13.
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