R | | Horror
An American occult novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of Satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her as the representative of the Devil on Earth.
The closing credits quotation from the source author reads: "In light all things thrive and bear fruit . . . In darkness they decay and die that is why we must follow the readings of the lords of light - Dennis Wheatley".
That was a smart move!
A very large red or orange drawbridge between two docks can be seen through a window behind Richard Widmark. At 35:33 it can be seen moving slowly to a fully vertical position. At 36:26 it is back down between the two docks. At 37:29 it starts to rise again from the horizontal position. At 37:48 it is back down between the two docks. These timings are from the British DVD.
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