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Carnival of Souls (Criterion): The Original Theatrical Version (1962)
Rating:
Starring: Sidney Berger, Art Ellison, Frances Feist, Herk Harvey, Candace Hilligoss, Stan Levitt
Director: Herk Harvey
Category: Horror, Suspense / Thriller, Classic, Cult
Studio: Criterion
Subtitles:
English
Length:
161 mins

 
 

 

Herk Harvey's macabre masterpiece gained a cult following through late night television and has been bootlegged for years.Made by industrial filmmakers on a modest budget,Carnival of Souls was intended to have the "look of a Bergman" and "feel of a Cocteau," and succeeds with its strikingly used locations and spooky organ score.Mary Henry (Candace Hilligoss) survives a drag race in a rural Kansas town, then takes a job as a church organist in Salt Lake City.En route, she becomes haunted by a bizarre apparition that compels her to an abandoned lakeside pavilion.Criterion is proud to present the ultimate special edition of his eerily effective B-movie classic that continues to inspire filmmakers today.

This Disk Includes:
The Original Theatrical Version