“Children of the Corn” is a short story by Stephen King, first published in the March 1977 issue of Penthouse, and later collected in King’s 1978 collection Night Shift. The story involves a couple’s exploration of a strange town and their encounters with its denizens after their vacation is sidelined by a car accident. Several films have been adapted from the short story and it spawned a horror franchise beginning in 1984.
The Crimson Ghost (1946) is a Republic film serial directed by Fred C. Brannon and William Witney with Charles Quigley and Linda Stirling playing the leads. This was Witney’s last serial, after a career that left him one of the most praised of all serial directors. The serial was re-released as a six-episode television series in the 1950s and as a television film called Cyclotrode “X” in 1966.
An old man dies in his shack while performing satanic rites. Shortly afterward, a strange man shows up claiming to be the old man’s nephew. When he moves in, strange things begin to happen, like a man being attacked by his own dog.
A group of strangers are brought together in a haunted house and must contend with murder and $50,000 in stolen money. George Zucco as Amos Bradford aka The Black Raven.
It’s got bikini clad 1960’s babes. It’s got a monster that eats surfers. Yep. It’s that good.
The film tells the story of a psychiatrist, Dr. Cross, (Vincent Price), who is treating a young woman, Janet Stewart (Anabel Shaw), who is in a coma-state, brought on when she heard loud arguing, went to her window and saw a man strike his wife with a candlestick and kill her. It also stars Lynn Bari as Dr. Cross’s nurse/lover, Elaine Jordan.
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.