Tales from the Crypt: Last Respects (1996)

USA, 26 April
colour, 4:3
Dolby Surround, English
Series: Tales from the Crypt (1989-1996) – series 7, episode 2

An American comedy horror television episode directed by Freddie Francis.

Plot Summary

A trio of sisters discover a cursed monkey's paw in their late father's curiosity shop which leads to nothing but trouble.


Directed by: Freddie Francis
Crypt Keeper Sequences Directed by: Kevin Yagher
© 1996 Tales from the Crypt Holdings
HBO Original Programming
Executive Producers: Richard Donner, David Giler, Walter Hill, Joel Silver, Robert Zemeckis
Produced by: Gilbert Adler
Co-Producer: A. L. Katz
Associate Producers: Ed Tapia, Lisa Sandoval, Richard Mirisch, Karyn Fields
Screenplay by: Scott Nimerfro
As originally published by Wiliam M. Gaines in the comic magazine entitled “Tales from the Crypt
Story Editor: Scott Nimerfro
Director of Photography: Alan Hume
Edited by: Jeremy Strachan
Music by: Frank Necker
Series Theme Composed by: Danny Elfman
Production Sound Mixer:
Sound Supervisor: Fred Howard
Costume Designer: June Nevin
Make-up Artist: Magdalen Gaffney
Hair Stylist: Stephanie Kaye
Crypt Keeper Designed by: Kevin Yagher Productions, Inc.
Crypt Keeper Puppeteers: Van Snowden, N. Brock Winkless IV, F. Charles Lutkus III, Erik Schaper, Mecki Heussen, Shaun Smith
Production Designer: Gregory Melton

Emma Samms [Yvonne]
Kerry Fox [Dolores]
Julie Cox [Marlys]
Michael Denison [Richard]
Dulcie Gray [Mrs Wilder]
John Kassir (the voice of the Crypt Keeper)
Peter Waddington (Basil)
Molly Weir (Grandma Oakfist)
Roger Brierly (William Curd)
Sarah London (mortician)