Carnival of Souls

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1962
  • Black and White
  • Running Time: 78 min | 91 min (original version) | USA: 84 min (director's cut)
  • Production Co: Harcourt Productions | Off Color Films
  • Distribution Co: Herts-Lion Internation Corp. (USA) | Cinépix Film Properties (CFP) (Canada) (rerelease) | Filmipojat (Finland)
  • Produced and Directed by Herk Harvey
  • Written by John Clifford (screen story) and Herk Harvey (story) (uncredited)
  • Starring Candace Hilligoss, Frances Feist, Sidney Berger
  • Original Music by Gene Moore
  • Cinematography by Maurice Prather
  • Film Editing by Bill De Jarnette and Dan Palmquist

Plot Summary

  • After a traumatic accident, a woman becomes drawn to a mysterious abandoned carnival.

Also Known As

  • Carnaval de Almas (Brazil)
  • Carnaval de las almas, El (Spain)
  • Carnaval des âmes, Le (France)
  • Corridors of Evil (USA)
  • Helvetilliset (Finland)
  • Infernaliska, De (Finland) (Swedish title)
  • Kadotettuja sieluja (Finland) (informal title)
  • Karnawal umarlych (Poland)
  • Tanz der toten Seelen (West Germany)


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