I Bury the Living (1958)

USA, 1958
76m
35mm film, black and white
mono, English

An American horror film directed by Albert Band.

Plot Summary

When he takes over as chairman of a large cemetery, Robert Kraft is horrified to discover that if he sticks a black pin into a large wall map, The owner of that plot dies soon afterwards.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Albert Band
© 1957 by Maxim Productions Inc
Maxim Productions Inc presents
Produced by: Albert Band and Louis Garfinkle
Production Manager: Clark Paylow
Original Story and Screenplay by: Louis Garfinkle
Assistant Director: Clark Paylow
Script Supervisor: Sam Freedle
Director of Photography: Frederick Gately
Gaffer: Don Carstenson
Film Editor: Frank Sullivan
Music: Gerald Fried
Music Editor: Eve Newman
Sound Mixer: Roy Meadows
Sound Editor: Jack Kirschner
Sound by: Ryder Sound Services, Inc.
A Western Electric recording
Wardrobe: Bob Richards
Makeup Artist: Jack P. Pierce
Optical Effects: Westheimer Company
Visual Design by: E. Vorkapich
Set Decorator: Gene Redd
Property Master: Leo J. Cornett

Cast
Richard Boone (Robert Kraft)
Theodore Bikel (Andy McKee)
Peggy Maurer (Ann Craig)
Howard Smith (George Kraft)
Herbert Anderson (Jess Jessup)
Robert Osterloh (Lt Clayborne)

Alternative Titles

Entierro a los vivos – Spanish title
J’enterre les vivants – French title
Killer on the Wall – working title

References

Periodicals
The Daily Cinema no.8039 (11 August 1958) p.5
The Film Daily vol.114 no.4 (7 July 1958) p.6
Filmfax no.61 (June/July 1997) p.43 – illustrated credits, review (by Gary D. Rhodes)
The Hollywood Reporter vol.150 no.31 (1 July 1958) p.3
Kine Weekly no.2661 (14 August 1958) p.16
Legend no.28 (1999) p.38 – soundtrack review (CD Reviews by Graham Watt)
Monthly Film Bulletin vol.25 no.296 (September 1958) p.114
Motion Picture Herald vol.212 no.4 (26 July 1958) p.920
Variety 2 July 1958

Books
Top 100 Horror Movies by Gary Gerani p.23 – illustrated credits, synopsis, review