A voodoo death cult worships an evil priest named Damballa. Captain Labesh arrives and wants to crack down on the cult and the drunken local police force that has turned a blind eye to the cults activities.
David Manners plays a crusading studio writer, Adrienne Ames plays an actress, Bela Lugosi plays a studio manager, and Edward Van Sloan plays a film director. The comedy thriller features three leading players from the previous year’s Dracula (Lugosi, Manners, and Van Sloan), and was the first film directed by Edwin L. Marin.
It’s supposed to be cutting edge science: a diving bell that can descend the depths of the ocean. However, when a cable snaps, the crew fears that they may perish inside. After the crew leaves the bell to explore, they soon find a large network of caves and a survivor who has been there for over a decade. The survivor reveals the horrible truth: there is no way to get out of the caves. Or is there a way?
Three men are stranded during a storm when their car gets stuck in the mud along a country road. They take refuge in a nearby mansion. It is the anniversary of a death at the mansion, and there is the palpable presence of his ghost. While arguing about the death the lights go out, and when they come back on the widow of the dead man has disappeared.
A young girl finds the body of her dead aunt, but doesn’t remember much about it. She returns in later life to remember what happened.
This might the best movie Larry Buchanan ever made, but that’s not saying a lot. This movie has a farmer, a monster in a cave, and witless victims. What else did you need?
Andy Stuart is the likeable,persistent, romantic magazine writer who meets fashion designer Jessica Gordon in San Francisco, after denting her car. Jessica Gordon is destined to be the mother of the antichrist. She has a group of “protectors” hanging around killing off her boyfriends. Bummer.