Phantom of the Rue Morgue
Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954)

This big-budget remake of 1932's Murders in the Rue Morgue, which was based on an Edgar Allen Poe tale, this horror outing was originally shown in 3-D and tells the grim tale of how a mad zookeeper and his murderous, thieving monkey… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 27, 1954
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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

So-so reworking of the Poe story that may have worked better in 3-D.

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jay nixon
Okay reworking of the Poe classic is hampered by a lack of period feeling, the sets seem like sets. Also Karl Malden is fine in the beginning but descends into… More