The Gorgon (1964)

Director
Terence Fisher

Main cast
Christopher Lee; Peter Cushing; Barbara Shelley; Michael Goodliffe; Patrick Troughton

Genres
Horror, Fantasy

Description
In the early 20th century a village experienced a series of inexplicable murders. All the victims were young men who had been to stone. The perpetrator of these deaths was a being so repulsive that she transformed the onlooker using the power of her deadly stare. Much of the time the creature took the form of a beautiful and seductive woman, but during periods of the full moon she becomes a living horror, vicious and deadly. A professor has come to investigate the deaths, bringing with him his beautiful assistant whose knowledge of the Gorgon is more intimate than anyone would ever realise.


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