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Directed by Victor Halperin

United States 1933 65 mins. In English

On the strength of their independent horror film WHITE ZOMBIE, a freak success in 1932, Victor and Edward Halperin landed at Paramount on a one-picture deal. It was the only time in their careers that the Halperins worked at a major studio with access to first-rate production facilities, competent supporting players, and a major star—in this case, Carole Lombard, eager to prove she was more than just the queen of screwball comedy. Lombard plays heiress Roma Courtenay, who is approached by a quack spiritualist claiming to carry an important message from her deceased brother. After participating in a séance in the hopes of speaking with her brother, Lombard becomes possessed by the malevolent spirit of an executed murderess with unfinished business….