Lorna… l’exorciste (1974)

Spain,
90m
35mm film, Eastmancolor, 1.66:1
mono, Spanish

A Spanish horror film directed by Jesus Franco.

Plot Summary

Businessman Patrick, his wife Marianne and daughter Linda are on holiday when they meet an old friend of Patrick's, Lorna. As Linda's eighteenth birthday approaches Lorna tries to possess Linda's body.

Credits

* = uncredited

Crew
Directed by: Jess Franco
© [not given on screen]
Comptoir Franfais du Film Production (Paris)
Presented by: Robert de Nesle
Screenplay, Adaptation and Dialogue: Nicole Franco
Director of Photography: Etienne Rosenfeld
Editor: Gerard Kikome
Music by: Andre Benichou, Robert de Nesle
Make-up: Catherine Demesmeaker

Cast
Pamela Stanford (Lorna Greene)
Guy Delorme (Patrick Barielle)
Lina Romay (Linda Barielle)
Jacqueline Laurent (Marianne Barielle)
Howard Vernon (Mauricius)
Bigotini (manager of the Frantel Hotel)
Catherine Laferriere (Marielle)
Jesus Franco [doctor] *
Ramon Ardid [male nurse/hotel receptionist] *
Caroline Riviere [woman on yacht] *

Alternative Titles

Linda – USA
Lorna the Exorcist – Belgium
Luscious Linda – USA (advertising)
Les possedees du diable (Lorna, l'exorciste) – France
Possedees du diable, Les – France (video)
Sexy diabolic story – Italy

References

Books

  • Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby pp.311-12
  • Murderous Passions: The Delirious Cinema of Jesus Franco Volume 1 1959-1974 by Stephen Thrower with Julian Grainger pp.393-401 – illustrated credits, synopsis, review (by Stephen Thrower)
  • Unsung Horrors by Eric McNaughton & Darrell Buxton (eds) pp.220-221 – illustrated review (by John Llewellyn Probert)