Waldo Trumbull, an undertaker who hasn't had any 'customers' in a long time is forced the pay one year's back-rent. To get money he starts to kill people in order to get new clients. Written by
A macabre romp featuring 4 great names from the Horror Hall of Fame!
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was originally hired to play John F. Black but it soon became clear that his severe arthritis would not permit him to undertake such a strenuous role. Karloff was switched to the part of Mr. Hinchley, and Basil Rathbone
was brought in to play Black. See more
When Mr. Black swings his sword at the three red candles, it is obvious that the candles have been previously cut and stuck back together - they aren't even straight. See more
John F. Black, Esq.
[as he's dying again
"Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more..."
I'll believe that when I see it.