Dir. Jacques Tourneur (1942). Possibly the only American movie thus far to feature a Serbian monster, this Freudian chiller was the first movie Jacques Tourneur made for Val Lewtons B unit at RKO; championed by savvy critics like Manny Farber and James Agee, it helped save the studio and jump-started Lewtons career as the most literate horror maven in Hollywood.
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