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The uncle of an executed murderess relates four stories of his hometown, Oldfield, to a reporter: an elderly man pursues a romance with a younger woman, even to the grave and beyond...a wounded man on the run from creditors is rescued by a backwoods hermit with the secret to eternal life...a glass-eating carny pays the ultimate price for looking for love on the outside...and Civil War soldiers are held captive by a household of orphans with strange intentions for them. Written by
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Vincent Price later expressed a strong dislike for the film in a letter written to German actor and puppeteer Gerd J. Pohl. Price said that his agent misrepresented it and Price was trapped in it. See more »
Carnies in 1933 are playing poker and betting with coins that include a Jefferson nickel, first minted in 1938, and a Lincoln cent with the Lincoln Memorial reverse, first minted in 1959. See more »
One thing I've learned, my dear, is that one is never too old for nightmares.
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I feel I should mention that I love horror anthology movies. Actually, to put it more accurately, I love the IDEA of horror anthology movies. That's because the vast majority of horror anthology movies I have seen have left me less that satisfied, and that also goes for "From A Whisper To A Scream" (a.k.a. "The Offspring"). It's a pretty cheap-looking movie - director Jeff Burr himself once said the budget was actually $350,000 - though if that's true, I will admit that they managed to stretch the budget pretty far, including the fact they got a once in a lifetime cast. But even if they had more money to spend, the movie would have suffered from the fact that the script is pretty lame for the most part. The second story (concerning someone who has figured out the secret for eternal life) is okay, namely because it has an unexpected (and effective) ironic ending. The other three stories have no surprises and each of them seem to go on forever. I would only recommend this movie to die hard fans of horror anthology movies.
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