Scared to Death
Scared to Death (1947)

A scheming woman dies of fright when she sees the death mask of a man she had murdered. She reappears as a ghost narrator, telling the sequence of events leading up to her death. This was Bela Lugosi's only color film.

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 5, 2005
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

It's practically outsider art, made by an unusually incompetent outsider.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

It is hard to believe -- even within the weird world of poverty row -- that this movie got this way by accident. It may just be that the film was meant to be an aburdist joke.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

A pale affair, made tolerable by Bela Lugosi's droll one-liners.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Turns out to be more comic than gothic.

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Aj V
Pre-Sunset Blvd., a dead woman tells the tale of her death, which is an interesting tale when it's not being interrupted by cutting back to the dead… More