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The Vault of Horror (1973)

 -  Horror  -  16 March 1973 (USA)
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Five men trapped in the basement vault of an office building share visions with each other of their demise. Stories revolve around vampires, bodily dismemberment, east Indian mysticism, an ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Massey ...
Rogers (segment 1 "Midnight Mess")
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Donna (segment 1 "Midnight Mess")
Mike Pratt ...
Clive (segment 1 "Midnight Mess") (as Michael Pratt)
Erik Chitty ...
Old Waiter (segment 1 "Midnight Mess")
Jerold Wells ...
Waiter (segment 1 "Midnight Mess")
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Critchit (segment 2 "The Neat Job")
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Eleanor (segment 2 "The Neat Job")
Marianne Stone ...
Jane (segment 2 "The Neat Job")
John Forbes-Robertson ...
Wilson (segment 2 "The Neat Job")
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Sebastian (segment 3 "This Trick'll Kill You") (as Curt Jurgens)
Dawn Addams ...
Inez (segment 3 "This Trick'll Kill You")
Jasmina Hilton ...
Indian Girl (segment 3 "This Trick'll Kill You")
Ishaq Bux ...
Fakir (segment 3 "This Trick'll Kill You")
Michael Craig ...
Maitland (segment 4 "Bargain in Death")
Edward Judd ...
Alex (segment 4 "Bargain in Death")
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Five men trapped in the basement vault of an office building share visions with each other of their demise. Stories revolve around vampires, bodily dismemberment, east Indian mysticism, an insurance scam, and an artist who kills by painting his victims' deaths. Written by Humberto Amador

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Further Tales from the Crypt  »

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As he prepares to take his fake overdose the paperback book Michael Craig is reading is the film tie-in to Tales from the Crypt (1972). See more »

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The first thing seen in the voodoo hut is a mask obviously meant to be of Haitian origin, though it's actually of Pacific Northwestern Native American origin. See more »

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References Padosan (1968) See more »

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Great anthology!!! Equally as good as (if not better than) "Tales from the Crypt".
21 June 1999 | by (Lakewood, Ohio USA) – See all my reviews

As far as anthology films go, it's hard to beat this one. It's got a great early 70's campiness about it that gets better each time I watch it. It not the easiest film to find (I've only seen it at ONE video store in the midwest US) and if you do track it down on the old Nostalgia Merchant label it's cut. There are quite a few scenes out of place and some cut altogether (most notably the "vampire sequence"). It's too bad Fox couldn't pick this up and distribute it along with "Tales From The Crypt". Overall, I highly recommend this film and suggest getting your hands on a UNCUT Japanese import.


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