The Vault of Horror (1973)

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Horror compendium of five short horror stories: A man tracks down his sister and kills her for her inheritance then finds himself in a restaurant with a very strange clientele. A marriage quickly turns sour when the man proves himself to be obsessively neat and tidy. A magician murders an indian woman for her rope-trick, but his plan to use it as part of his routine backfires. Maitland takes a potion to render his body inactive for a day, planning for his friend Alex to dig him up after he has been buried alive. An artist uses voodoo to take revenge on the critics and dealers who have crossed him.

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