I Bury the Living (1958) Horror Movie Review
Horror movies Review
Newly appointed cemetery chairman Robert Craft (Richard Boone) notices some odd things about his new post: a creepy sense of déjà vu, an inability to get heat in the caretaker’s shack, and Andy the caretaker’s Scottish accent, one of the thickest in all cinematic history. Craft soon discovers to his horror that sticking pins into his map of the cemetery seems to make people die. As if this weren’t bad enough, no one believes him. As Craft grows more and more distraught, his forehead covered in some of the most brightly glistening sweat you’ve ever seen, people keep trying to prove it’s all a coincidence by getting him to stick more and more pins in the map. Though hilariously overwrought, I Bury the Living does take a couple of nice creepy twists at the end. Never before has a movie so eloquently made the case for keeping cemetery records in a text-only database. —Ali Davis
Synopsis:Through a series of macabre "coincidences," the newly-elected director of a cemetery (Richard Boone)...
About I Bury the Living (1958)
Starring: Matt Moore, Glen Vernon, Richard Boone, Howard Smith, Russ Bender, Ken Drake, Theodore Bikel, Peggy Maurer, Herbert Anderson, Robert Osterloh, Lynette Bernay, Cyril Delevanti
Runtime: 76 minutes
Director: Albert Band
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