A collection of R. Chetwynd-Hayes's short stories, including The Elemental, The Birth, The Jumpity-Jim, The Wanderer, and more.
Some of the stories from the movie can also be found in The Unbidden and Cold Terror.
An anthology of four short horror stories revolving around an antique shop and its mysterious owner. Four customers purchase (or take) items from Temptations Limited, an antiques shop whose motto is "Offers You Cannot Resist". A nasty fate awaits those who cheat the shop's Proprietor.
An Act of Kindness
Release Date: February 23, 1974
Release Time: 97 minutes
Peter Cushing as Antique Shop Proprietor
Donald Pleasence as Jim Underwood
Angela Pleasence as Emily Underwood
Ian Bannen as Christopher Lowe
Diana Dors as Mabel Lowe
Nyree Dawn Porter as Susan Warren
David Warner as Edward Charlton
Ian Ogilvy as William Seaton
Ian Carmichael as Reggie Warren
Lesley-Anne Down as Rosemary Seaton
Jack Watson as Sir Michael Sinclair
Margaret Leighton as Madame Orloff
John O'Farrell as Stephen Lowe
Marcel Steiner as Mirror Demon
Wendy Allnutt as Pamela
Rosalind Ayres as Prostitute/Edward's first victim
Tommy Godfrey as Mr. Jeffries
Ben Howard as Burglar
Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes was an author, best known for his ghost stories. His first published work was the science fiction novel The Man From The Bomb in 1959. He went on to publish many collections and ten other novels including The Grange, The Haunted Grange, And Love Survived and The Curse of the Snake God. He also edited over 20 anthologies. Several of his short works were adapted into anthology style movies in the United Kingdom, including The Monster Club and From Beyond the Grave. Chetwynd-Hayes' book The Monster Club contains references to a film-maker called Vinke Rocnnor, an anagram of Kevin Connor, the director of From Beyond the Grave.
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