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In the 1950s a horror-comic artist's creations come alive and kill him. Years later a new cartoonist revives the creatures in his house, now part of an artist's colony.

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In the 1950s a horror-comic artist's creations come alive and kill him. Years later a new cartoonist revives the creatures in his house, now part of an artist's colony. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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It'll Eat You Out Of House And Home... See more »

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Fantasy | Horror

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Underground Werewolf  »

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Debrah Farentino and Miranda Wilson were both cast members on the TV series Capitol (1982). See more »

Quotes

Colin Childress: He who has wisdom, wonders not of the beast, for nothing in hell lives without Man's consent. Woe unto you that gives the beast form. To contemplate evil, is to ask evil home.
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References Troll (1986) See more »

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Cellar Dweller Theme
Orchestrated by Carl Dante
Published by Empire Films Music, BMI
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This film set the bar for me as a child and has been with me for 19 years!!!!!!
19 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK Guys, So I watched this movie when I was like 6 years old. Which is very young I would think for watching such a film.. lol Anyway, It pretty much set the bar in my mind as the horror movie I have never forgotten. I cant remember the plot or even the story. Just bits and pieces but they have been in my head for so many years now it just seems interesting to me. I actually very rarely think of this movie other than in situations where it trigers that memory some how. Could be the dweller himself or the characters trying to figure out this mystery. It was cheezy yet something very dark and mysterious was being conveyed.

I wish this movie was on DVD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I would purchase it in a minute and keep it in my collection. If anybody can ever get a copy on DVD pleaseeeeee let me know...

Truly a film that has changed my vision of what true horror and mystery is. Very dark and scary film. I'm sure I would watch it now and feel it was under produced and very poorly made. All the same it will be with me forever as the original film to capture my interest in horror films. I am a professional photographer and even find the influence of that film in my dark horror movie style photographs. If you ever find this on DVD please contact me @ www.rustybradford.com All The Best & Enjoy This Film By Yourself On A Rainy Night In A Strange House In The Country In Texas When Your 6!!!! lol Rusty


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