From Beyond The Grave (1974)
Saturday 1st September 2007
From Beyond The Grave is a chilling horror anthology from famed horror production company Amicus Productions. Made in 1973, the film features four sinister tales based on the ghoulish short stories of R. Chetwynd-Hayes. Peter Cushing stars as an antique dealer who owns a shop called Temptations Ltd. and the film follows the terrifying fate that befalls the customers who try to cheat him. From Beyond The Grave will be released by Warner Home Video for the first time on DVD in the UK on 15th October 2007 in time for Halloween.
In a small antique shop in the East End of London an old proprietor (Peter Cushing) promises a surprise with every purchase. These are the stories of four of his customers and their horrifying surprises...
The Elemental and The Gate Crasher tell of two individuals who attempt to cheat the shopkeeper and meet gruesome deaths. An Act of Kindness tells a bizarre, gruesome tale of true love between the daughter of an ex-service man and an unhappily married man.
In The Door, a couple buys an antique door, which opens to an elegant, but evil, drawing room that must be kept alive by human sacrifices. Watching the customers as they go in and out of the antique shop, a petty criminal sees the old proprietor as an easy mark. But when he attempts to rob and kill the old proprietor, he finds a chest filled with vicious Iron Maiden spikes. As the lid descends upon the robber, the shop bell rings. "Ah, another customer" says the proprietor benevolently. "Come in..."
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