Thriller: The Premature Burial Movie Review 1961

Information and Film Reviews for Thriller: The Premature Burial the Movie

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Wealthy, elderly Edward Stapleton is accidentally buried alive after an attack of catalepsy but is rescued in time by his friend Dr. Thorne. Poor Edward takes every precaution by his greedy young wife and her lover are anxious to have the old man out of the way by any means necessary. Adapted from a story by Douglas Heyes, based on the work of Edgar Allan Poe. From the TV series.


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Available on VHS
Running time 51 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Horror, Vintage Television
William D. Gordon
Sidney Blackmer, Boris Karloff, Patricia Medina, Scott Marlowe, Pat O'Malley
Douglas Heyes
Boris Karloff
William Frye

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