Tales From The Crypt (1972)
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Five people are trapped in a crypt and are shown their futures by the evil cryptkeeper. They are given the option of avoiding their fates - by avoiding living out the rest of their lives.
DEATH LIVES in the Vault of Horror!
Title: Tales From The Crypt
Release Date: March 08, 1972
Runtime: 92 mins
All Genres: Horror
Country: UK, USA
IMDB Rating: 7.0
Buried.com Rating: 8 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With T
MPAA Rating: PG
Joan Collins ...Joanne Clayton (segment All Through The House)
Peter Cushing ...Arthur Edward Grimsdyke (segment Poetic Justice)
Roy Dotrice ...Charles Gregory (segment Wish you Were Here)
Richard Greene ...Ralph Jason (segment Wish you Were Here)
Ian Hendry ...Carl Maitland (segment Reflection of Death)
Patrick Magee ...George Carter (segment Blind Alleys)
Barbara Murray ...Enid Jason (segment Wish you Where Here)
Nigel Patrick ...Maj. William Rogers (segment Blind Alleys)
Robin Phillips ...James Elliott (segment Poetic Justice)
Ralph Richardson ...The Crypt Keeper
Geoffrey Bayldon ...Guide
David Markham ...Father (segment Poetic Justice)
Robert Hutton ...Neighbour (segment Poetic Justice)
Angela Grant ...Susan Blake (segment Reflection of Death) (as...
Susan Denny ...Mrs. Maitland (segment Reflection of Death)
Manning Wilson ...Vicar (segment Poetic Justice)
Chloe Franks ...Carol Clayton (segment All Through The House)
Kay Adrian ...Mrs. Davies (segment Poetic Justice)
Carlos Baker ...Mrs. Davies's Son (segment Poetic Justice)
Martin Boddey ...Richard Clayton (segment All Through The House)
Dan Caulfield ...Postman (segment Poetic Justice)
Melinda Clancy ...Mrs. Carter's Daughter (segment Poetic Justice)
Paul Clere ...Maitland's Son (segment Reflection of Death)
Sharon Clere ......
Clifford Earl ...Police Sergeant (segment Poetic Justice)
Edward Evans ...Councillor Ramsey (segment Poetic Justice)
Frank Forsyth ...Tramp (segment Reflection of Death)
Peter Frazer ...
Irene Gawre ...Mrs. Phelps (segment Poetic Justice)
George Herbert ...Dad Greenwood (segment Blind Alleys)
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Charles W. Fries
William M. Gaines
More Movie Taglines:
- DEATH LIVES in the Vault of Horror!
- The Crypt Keeper: Who's next? [looks at camera] The Crypt Keeper: Perhaps... you?
Charles Gregory: [Revived to life, twitching and screaming in pain] Oh, Enid! Charles Gregory: [Yelling towards the front door] Charles! Ralph Jason: Help me! Charles Gregory: [Entering the house] What's happened? [to Enid] Charles Gregory: What have you done? Enid Jason: I wished him alive again... forever! Charles Gregory: Don't you realize he's been embalmed? His veins are filled with embalming fluid, burning into him! Enid Jason: [Sobbing] Oh, no! Ralph Jason: [Screaming] Enid, do something! For God's sake, Enid, help me! Charles Gregory: [Enid grabs a sword from the wall] No, no! Enid, don't!
Maj. William Rogers: [Hearing his dog bark in the room beside him] Well, at least feed my dog, please! George Carter: [Somber] He'll be fed alright.
- Peter Duffell passed on the chance to direct this picture.
Peter Cushing is said to "act as himself" in this movie: Cushing's wife had died recently and he was very depressed; while Cushing's character is a widower who uses a ouija to talk with his dead wife.
Ralph Richardson filmed his major role in a day.
Richard Greene was second choice to play Ralph Jason.
Peter Cushing was originally intended to play Ralph Jason, but after looking at the script he persuaded the producers that he would do more justice to the role of Mr. Grimsdyke
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