Synopsis by Robert Firsching
One of the last gasps of the acclaimed Hammer Studios was a series of 13 minor horror and suspense films made for British television in cooperation with 20th Century-Fox. Known as Fox Mystery Theatre or Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense, the films failed to re-create the lush Gothic atmosphere of the studio's best films of the '50s and '60s. This one from director John Hough concerns a Satanic rock band called Black Carrion which disappeared without any explanation 20 years before. Now, a reporter tries to find out why, only to be confronted with some remarkably un-Satanic music and weak chills. Norman Bird co-stars with Season Hubley and Hardware's William Hootkins.
alcoholism, duo, extramarital-affair, investigation, journalism, killing, murder, pedestrian, reporter, research, retrospective, rock-music, Spring-Break, suicide, vow, writing