One of director Terence Fisher's most atmospheric films and one of his personal favorites, THE GORGON, set in Austria circa 1910, opens as a professor ventures to the mysterious town of Vandorf to investigate the suicide of his youngest son. Given the cold shoulder by the police,
citizens, and local surgeon Namaroff (Peter Cushing), the professor enters the ruins of a local castle where he encounters Megaera--the legendary Gorgon whose gaze turns men to stone. Afflicted but still alive, the professor manages to warn his eldest son, Paul (Richard Pasco), about the Gorgon
before dying. Paul continues the investigation accompanied by his mentor, the skeptical Prof. Me...