Tales from the Crypt

Tales from the Crypt (1972)

DEATH LIVES in the Vault of Horror!

  • Genre: Horror
  • Release Date: 1972-03-09
  • User Rating: 6.875/10 from 216 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 32min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Amicus Productions
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: Freddie Francis
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Five people find themselves in a tomb. The Crypt keeper explains why they are there through a series of frightening stories. Based on the classic comic book.


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  • Joan Collins

    as Joanne Clayton
  • Peter Cushing

    as Arthur Edward Grimsdyke
  • Roy Dotrice

    as Charles Gregory
  • Richard Greene

    as Ralph Jason
  • Ian Hendry

    as Carl Maitland
  • Patrick Magee

    as George Carter
  • Barbara Murray

    as Enid Jason
  • Nigel Patrick

    as Maj. William Rogers
  • Robin Phillips

    as James Elliot
  • Ralph Richardson

    as The Crypt Keeper
  • Geoffrey Bayldon

    as Guide
  • Martin Boddey

    as Husband
  • Chloe Franks

    as Daughter
  • Oliver MacGreevy

    as Maniac
  • Susan Denny

    as Wife
  • Angela Grant

    as Susan
  • David Markham

    as Father
  • Robert Hutton

    as Neighbour
  • Frank Forsyth

    as Tramp (uncredited)
  • Harry Locke

    as Harry the Cook
Directing Freddie Francis Director
Costume & Make-Up Roy Ashton Makeup Artist
Production Max Rosenberg Producer
Sound Douglas Gamley Original Music Composer
Production Charles W. Fries Executive Producer
Camera Norman Warwick Director of Photography
Writing Milton Subotsky Screenplay
Production Milton Subotsky Producer
Writing Johnny Craig Story
Writing Al Feldstein Story
Writing William Gaines Story
Editing Teddy Darvas Editor
Art Tony Curtis Art Direction
Production Ronnie Curtis Casting
Costume & Make-Up Joan Carpenter Hairdresser
Camera David Wynn-Jones Focus Puller