Waldo Trumbull, an undertaker who hasn't had any 'customers' in a long time is forced the pay one year's back-rent. To get money he starts to kill people in order to get new clients.
They put new life in the undertaking business!
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Did You Know?
An article in the December 18, 1963 edition of Variety noted that the hydraulically-operated coffin specially built for this film cost $9,300 ($78,000 in 2020). See more
's stunt double is quite obvious - he's clearly a younger man (with longer, darker hair), wearing a Lorre mask. See more
To... uh... paraphrase the venerable adage: we shall kill two birds, with one... pillow.