I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
Director: Jacques Toureur
Main Stars: Frances Dee, Tom Conway, James Ellison, Christine Gordon
Storyline: A nurse travels to the West Indies to look after a plantation wife who is ill even if it involves working with voodoo.
Review (Spoils): A nurse from Canada named Betsy (Frances Dee) heads to the West Indies on request from a plantation owner named Paul Holland (Tom Conway) to help his wife. His wife Jessica (Christine Gordon) is very ill and almost in a paralyse state with fever. In the conclusion of a cure or what is really wrong with Jessica, Betsy believes she is a zombie and needs a cure with voodoo. She heads over the local mystic priest of voodoo and tries to get Jessica hep. But confesses his love to Betsy and no longer cares for Jessica has there was fear of her running off with his brother which leads to the curse to begin with.
Rating: This film is a classic when it comes to zombie horror but at the same time do not expect scares or blood. It’s more of a love triangle story gone wrong which involves voodoo.