Five persons are visiting a catacomb following a guide and get lost. They find that they are trapped in a crypt and, out of the blue, they see The Crypt Keeper (Ralph Richardson) that tells five stories: (1) And All through the House: On the Christmas Eve, Joanne Clayton kills her husband expecting to receive his insurance. She hears on the news that the police are seeking-out a serial-killer posing of Santa Claus. When the man knocks on her door, she can not call the police since the body of her husband lays on the living room, and Joanne locks windows and doors. When she looks for her daughter, she has a lethal surprise. (2) Reflection of Death: Carl Maitland leaves his wife and children and leaves town with his mistress. However something happens during their journey (3) Poetic Justice: The widower janitor Arthur Edward Grimsdyke is a good man that spends his leisure time with the children from the neighborhood. His heartless neighbor James Elliot does not like him and destroys his... Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
DEATH LIVES in the Vault of Horror!
Did You Know?
(Mr. Baker) and Peter Cushing
(Arthur Edward Grimsdyke) died only four days apart: Hutton on August 7, 1994 and Cushing on August 11, 1994. See more
In segment 5, "Blind Alleys", two of the actors playing blind men look directly at the dog when it starts barking at them and follow it with their eyes even when it stops barking. See more
[reading Arthur Grimsdyke's revenge letter written in the dead James Elliot's blood
"You were cruel and mean right from the start, now you can truly say you have no... heart".
Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Johann Sebastian Bach See more