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From Beyond the Grave

Wendy Allnutt  Actor Tommy Godfrey  Actor Ben Howard  Actor Marcel Steiner  Actor Ian Bannen  Actor Ian Carmichael  Actor Peter Cushing  Actor Diana Dors  Actor Margaret Leighton  Actor Donald Pleasence  Actor Nyree Dawn Porter  Actor David Warner  Actor Ian Ogilvy  Actor

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MPAA Rating: PG
Contains:Violence,Adult Situations,Questionable for Children

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From Beyond the Grave

UPC: 012569827929

Studio: Warner Home Video

MPAA Rating: PG   Contains:[Violence, Adult Situations, Questionable for Children]

Summary: The multipart From Beyond the Grave features Peter Cushing as the owner of a sinister antique shop. Utilizing the various artifacts in his establishment, Cushing metes out retribution to customers who try to bamboozle him. The quartet of horror playlets included herein are "The Gate Crasher," "An Act of Kindness," "The Elemental," and "The Door"; all originally appeared in short-story form in Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes' The Unbidden. The British cast includes David Warner, Donald Pleasence, Ian Bannen, Diana Dors, Nyree Dawn Porter, Ian Carmichael, Ian Ogilvy, Lesley-Anne Down, and Margaret Leighton. This Amicus production was also released as Creatures and The Creatures from Beyond the Grave. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Category: Horror

Features: Theatrical Trailer.

From Beyond the Grave

Format: DVD

Release Date: 09/25/2007

Audio: DD1 Dolby Digital Mono

Runtime: 98 Minutes

Sides: 1

Number of Discs: 1

Language(s) English,French,Spanish

Subtitles: English,French,Spanish

Region: USA & territories, Canada

Donald Guarisco

The last of the Amicus anthologies is a fun, old-fashioned example of the form. From Beyond the Grave's collection of tales aren't likely to shock or surprise the seasoned horror fan, but their sense of craft and often witty style are likely to win those fans over. Kevin Connor directs the stories with plenty of gothic flair, giving them a deep-dish sense of atmosphere that is aided by Alan Hume's gorgeous, moody cinematography and a delightfully spooky musical score by Douglas Gamley. Even better, the film has a wonderful cast full of genre vets who give the material their all: Peter Cushing is a delight as the slyly witty antique shop owner, while Donald Pleasance and David Warner bring plenty of menace to their respective tales, each in their own unique way. That said, the biggest scene stealer of the film may be Margaret Leighton, who delivers a hilarious performance as a batty old spiritualist. All in all, From Beyond the Grave is an entertaining example of the horror anthology that is likely to please fans of old-fashioned horror filmmaking. ~ Donald Guarisco, Rovi

Cast and Crew: Kevin Connor  Director 
Douglas Gamley  Composer (Music Score) 
Max Rosenberg  Producer 
Milton Subotsky  Producer 
Raymond Christodoulou  Screenwriter 
Robin Clarke  Screenwriter 
Wendy Allnutt  Actor 
Tommy Godfrey  Actor 
Ben Howard  Actor 
Marcel Steiner  Actor 
Ian Bannen  Actor 
Ian Carmichael  Actor 
Peter Cushing  Actor 
Diana Dors  Actor 
Margaret Leighton  Actor 
Donald Pleasence  Actor 
Nyree Dawn Porter  Actor 
David Warner  Actor 
Ian Ogilvy  Actor 
Lesley-Anne Down  Actor 
Jack Watson  Actor 
Rosalind Ayres  Actor 

Country: UK