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From Beyond the Grave (1974)

An anthology of four short horror stories revolving around a British antique shop and its mysterious owner.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Christopher Lowe (segment 2 "An Act of Kindness")
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Reginald Warren (segment 3 "The Elemental")
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The Proprietor
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Mabel Lowe (segment 2 "An Act of Kindness")
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Madame Orloff (segment 3 "The Elemental")
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Jim Underwood (segment 2 "An Act of Kindness")
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Emily Underwood (segment 2 "An Act of Kindness")
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William Seaton (segment 4 "The Door")
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Rosemary Seaton (segment 4 "The Door")
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Sir Michael Sinclair (segment 4 "The Door")
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Pamela (segment 1 "The Gate Crasher")
Rosalind Ayres ...
Prostitute - Edward's first victim (segment 1 "The Gate Crasher")
Tommy Godfrey ...
Mr. Jeffries (segment 1 "The Gate Crasher")
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Anthology film from Amicus adapted from four short stories by R. Chetwynd-Hayes strung together about an antique dealer who owns a shop called Temptations Ltd. and the fate that befalls his customers who try to cheat him. Stories include "The Gate Crasher" with David Warner who frees an evil entity from an antique mirror, "An Act of Kindness" featuring Donald Pleasence, "The Elemental", and "The Door". Written by Humberto Amador

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Terror to delight worshippers of the Macabre. See more »

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Fantasy | Horror

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7 November 1975 (USA)  »

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Marcel Steiner was dubbed by Robert Rietty. See more »

Goofs

In the segment "Act of Kindness", the ex-service man's sign is misspelt (the R is missing). See more »

Quotes

The Proprietor: I hope you enjoy snuffing it.
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Connections

Follows Torture Garden (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

The Wedding March
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By Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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Great anthology of British horror!
9 June 2003 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"From Beyond the Grave" is a typical horror anthology from Amicus.It's not very scary or frightening,but it still manages to raise a few chills and a few thrills.Cushing's performance as a creepy shopkeeper is simply fantastic.All the stories are intelligent,well-written and seriously memorable stuff-my favourite is the first one with David Warner,who buys an antique mirror.Anyway the mirror is haunted and demands blood,so Warner brings home a couple of women and proceeds to stab them to death!Eventually the spirit behind the mirror is released,and changes places with hapless Warner.To sum up,if you like British horror give this one a look.8 out of 10.


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