The Crime Of Dr. Crespi

  • 1936
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Horror

This bastardization of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Premature Burial" stars Eric von Stroheim in one of his most outrageous roles. Stroheim injects his rival with a drug that induces suspended animation. He then has the rival buried so that he can gloat over the man's reaction upon finding himself in a coffin. Von Stroheim is so campy in his portrayal that the...read more

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: This bastardization of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Premature Burial" stars Eric von Stroheim in one of his most outrageous roles. Stroheim injects his rival with a drug that induces suspended animation. He then has the rival buried so that he can gloat over the… (more)

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