About

After a road accident in Hungary, the American honeymooners Joan and Peter and the enigmatic Dr. Werdegast find refuge in the house of the famed architect Hjalmar Poelzig, who shares a dark past with the doctor.

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Directed by

Edgar G. Ulmer

Written by

Edgar G. Ulmer (Story)
Edgar Allan Poe (Story)
Peter Ruric (Screenplay)
Tom Kilpatrick (Screenplay)

Runtime

63 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Things you never said before nor even dreamed of!

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Keywords

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