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
Your favorite creeps...together again!
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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
's stunt double is quite obvious - he's clearly a younger man (with longer, darker hair), wearing a Lorre mask. 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.