Macabre (Castle)

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Macabre (1958, USA) is a Horror film directed by William Castle.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1958
  • B & W
  • Running Time: 72 Min
  • Production Co: William Castle Productions (as Susina Productions)
  • Distribution Co: Allied Artists Pictures (1958) (USA) (theatrical) |Associated British-Pathé (1958) (UK) (theatrical) | Lehmacher Filmverleih (1959) (Germany) (theatrical)
  • Directed by William Castle
  • Written by Robb White, Anthony Boucher (novel "The Marble Forest") (as Theo Durrant)
  • Starring William Prince, Jim Backus, Christine White, Jacqueline Scott, Susan Morrow, Sylvia Stevenson, Philip Tonge
  • Produced by William Castle, Howard W. Koch, Aubrey Schenck
  • Music by Les Baxter
  • Cinematography by Carl E. Guthrie
  • Film Editing by John F. Schreyer


  • The greatest showmanship in a decade... backed by a sensational ticket-selling campaign... from ALLIED ARTISTS | $1000,00 in case of DEATH by FRIGHT | THERE WILL BE A SHARP PENALTY FOR ANYONE WHO REVEALS THE ENDING! WE HUNG THE CAMERAMAN TO KEEP HIM FROM DISCLOSING THE TERRIFYING SURPRISES! | SEE IT WITH SOMEONE WHO CAN CARRY YOU HOME! | IF IT FRIGHTENS YOU TO DEATH - YOU'LL BE BURIED FREE OF CHARGE | See it with someone who can carry you home! | So terrifying we have to insure your life! | If it frightens you to death, you'll be buried free of charge! | As Blood-Chilling As Being Buried Alive! | "Macabre" Means Horror! | So Terrifying We Insure You For $1000 against Death By Fright! (Not valid for persons with heart or nervous conditions)
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