When his brother disappears, Robert Manning (Mark Eden) pays a visit to the remote country house he was last heard from. While his host Squire Morley (Christopher Lee, The Oblong Box) is welcoming, Manning detects a feeling of menace in the air with the legend of Lavinia (Barbara Steele, Black Sunday), the Black Witch of Greymarsh, hanging over everything. Will the village`s renowned expert on witchcraft, Professor John Marsh (Boris Karloff, Black Sabbath), be able to shed light on the wicked going-ons at The Craxted Lodge? Vernon Sewell (Ghost Ship) directs this nightmarish horror classic based on H.P. Lovecraft’s Dream in the Witch House.Read More »
Synopsis by Britmovie:
This low-budget suspenseful British crime story stars Jimmy Hanley fresh from his success in The Blue Lamp (1950) and is competently directed by Vernon Sewell.
Fred, a safecracking ex-con, decides to go straight after a spell behind bars and turns to cab driving in London. After an anonymous poison-pen letter arrives at the radio cab office identifying Fred is a jailbird, the police deduce it was sent by a criminal gang hoping to recruit the cabbie for his unique skills. The police persuade Fred’s boss to feign firing him – and sure enough, the unemployed cabbie is allowed to infiltrate a gang preparing to pull off a bank robbery. After successfully pulling off the raid, the gang, discover Fred’s deception and attempt to murder him by locking him in a deep-freeze.Read More »