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The She Beast (1966)

The She Beast (1966)
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The She Beast


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TITLE: The She Beast

YEAR RELEASED: 1966

DIRECTOR: Michael Reeves

CAST: Barbara Steele, John Karlsen and Ian Ogilvy

PLOT: A young woman is driving alongside a lake. She has an accident and the car plunges into the water. Her body is then possessed by the spirit of an 18th-century witch who was killed by local villagers, and is bent on avenging herself on them.

FUN FACT: This UK-Italian-Yugoslav joint production was shot in 21 days with many of the crew members appearing on film in minor roles. (Barbara Steele was only available for one day – so they kept her on set for 18 hours.)

140-CHARACTER MINI-REVIEW: Genius director who died in his prime makes fun film with appalling makeup.

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