Murders in the Rue Morgue
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971, USA) is a Horror film directed by Gordon Hessler.
- Released in 1971 | Color
- Running time: 87 min / 98 min restored director's cut
- Distribution Co: American International Pictures
- Directed by Gordon Hessler
- Produced by Louis M. Heyward
- Written by Edgar Allan Poe (story), Christopher Wicking, Henry Slesar
- Starring Jason Robards, Herbert Lom, Christine Kaufmann, Adolfo Celi, Maria Perschy, Lilli Palmer, Michael Dunn
- Music by Waldo de los Ríos
- Cinematography by Manuel Berenguer
- Edited by Max Benedict
- Paris...at the turn of the century. Inspector Vidocq investigates a series of unexplained murders at a Grand Guignol-type theatre...where the players have suddenly become real-life victims. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.