Unrated | | Comedy, Horror
A writer of horror stories is invited to a "monster club" by a mysterious old gentleman. There, three gruesome stories are told to him; between each story some musicians play their songs.
Tie-in merchandise is very rare and highly sought after. Dez Skinn, John Bolton and David Lloyd produced a graphic novel adaptation which was given away at the Cannes Film Festival. Only 1000 copies were printed. The soundtrack LP issued by Chips Records seldom surfaces and tends to sell in the triple-digits. A paperback edition of the source R. Chetwynd-Hayes novel boasting artwork featured in the film was printed in 1981 and reprinted in 2013.
Can we truly call this a monster club if we do not boast amongst our membership a single member of the human race?
On the soundtrack listing, the track "Ghouls Galore" the performer, keyboardist Alan Hawkshaw, is credited as "John Hackshaw".
To receive an 'A' (PG) cinema certificate in the UK the film was cut by the BBFC with brief edits to shots of Angela's liquefied face in the opening story. All later releases were uncut and the certificate raised to '15'.
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