May 22nd, 2020

horror classics 50

Movie Reviewed: White Zombie (1932)


White Zombie

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Madge Bellamy, Joseph Cawthorne, John Harron
DIR: Victor Halperin

Blurb: A Haitian plantation owner convinces his young friends to wed at his residence, hoping he can use the opportunity to lure the woman away from her fiance. When this ploy fails, he turns to the help of a local mill operator, hoping the man can use his voodoo knowledge to make the woman his slave.

My Note: The screen caps will be problematic on this one, but I've heard so many good things about this film, I want to watch/review it now. But this is off of a bargain disc, and it shows.

Scene 01: We open with voodoo drums and some activity under the title. Singing is added by our people, who are filling in a grave with fresh soil. While the drums and singing continue, our focus cuts away...

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