Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new wife is a vampire; a huge plant takes over a house; a musician gets involved with voodoo; an art critic is pursued by a disembodied hand. Written by
Col Needham <email@example.com>
Acclaimed as "THE FEAR OF THE YEAR"
Did You Know?
The first of the "portmanteau" horror films to be made by Amicus Productions. According to co-producer Milton Subotsky
, he was inspired to write a multi-story horror film by his admiration for Dead of Night
(1945), which uses a similar format. See more
Franklyn Marsh does not touch the deck three times as is necessary according to Dr Terror around the beginning of the movie. See more
Schreck? That's a German word isn't it? Means fear or horror.
A more exact translation would be terror. An unfortunate misnomer for I am the mildest of men.
Music by Tubby Hayes
Performed by The Tubby Hayes Quintet See more