The Living Idol

Directed by Albert E. Lewin
Starring James Roberson Justice, Steve Forrest, Liliane Montevecchi
Run time 100 min

Director Albert Lewin (Pandora and the Flying Dutchman) shot and set this striking film in Mexico, and the location plays beautifully on screen. Idol tells the story of an archaeologist who uncovers relics of an ancient Mayan human sacrifice. A local girl soon becomes possessed by the spirit of the Jaguar God upset by the excavation…or does she?

Name Role
Albert E. Lewin Producer
Albert E. Lewin Writer
Albert E. Lewin Director
James Roberson Justice Cast Member
Steve Forrest Cast Member
Liliane Montevecchi Cast Member
Run time 100 min
Year Completed 1957