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Catacombs is a 1965 British horror film directed by Gordon Hessler and starring Gary Merrill, Georgina Cookson and Jane Merrow. It was known in the US as The Woman Who Wouldn't Die. The film was shot at Shepperton Studios with sets designed by the art director George Provis. Warner Brothers picked it up for distribution in the US. This supernatural thriller marked the directorial debut of Gordon Hessler, best-known for his work on the enormously influential series "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" and "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour", and cult horror duo "The Oblong Box" and "Scream and Scream Again. Featuring an outstanding central performance from Gary Merrill - a regular guest in both Hitchcock series, "Catacombs" AKA "The Woman Who Wouldn't Die" is presented here in a brand new transfer from the original film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. A man who murders his wife is haunted by her, and eventually goes to his own death. This is a really creepy film! and is very dark and atmospheric with a eerie storyline. A must see for British Horror fans, starring Gary Merrill, Jane Merrow and Rachel Thomas. 1964 English Horror B/W 86 Minutes on DVD-R.

Catacombs (1964) British Horror

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