Tales From the Crypt: From Comic Books To Television

Run Time - 56 min.  |  
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In this look back at the history of "Tales from the Crypt," filmmaker Chip Selby explores the influence that William M. Gaines controversial EC Comic Books series had on such horror icons as George A. Romero, R.L. Stein, and John Carpenter before turning his attentions towards the various screen incarnations that the frightful comic inspired. With hundreds of images from the original comics, and clips from the 1972 feature, the 1989 HBO series, and more coming together to offer a comprehensive history of the enduring horror sensation, this release will have fright fans screaming with joy.