PHANTASM

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(Screening as part of Celluloid Screams Classic Horror Allnighter)

Director: Don Coscarelli | USA | 1979 | 1 hr 28 mins

From one iconic horror character to another… Shortly after losing his parents, teenager Mike (Michael Baldwin) grows suspicious of a tall man (Angus Scrimm) he sees lifting a coffin single-handed at the local graveyard, and decides to investigate. It turns out that the funeral parlour is being used as an assembly line for zombie slaves, and it is left to Mike, with the aid of his brother Jody (Bill Thornburg) and ice cream man Reggie (Reggie Bannister), to stop them.

Screening from an original 35mm archive print.

Screening with BAD GUY #2 + POINT OF VIEW