Black Sabbath is one of the landmark films of the horror genre. Also known as "I tre volti della paura" or the "Three Faces of Fear". It is a collection of three short stories with introductions by Boris Karloff. It was Boris Karloff that really scared me the most watching this a kid. In fact I think this is the movie that my dad showed me to introduce me to Boris Karloff.
It also set the stage for other horror vignettes like Creepshow nearly 20 years later.
To this day in fact that old woman in "The Drop of Water" still kinda freaks out. I also like the idea of treasure, in this case a ring, passing on a curse of fear to anyone that steals it. That will add some nasty excitement to your character's lives!
"The Telephone" is also the one I remember the least. Though you can see the origins of many other movies, including Scream here. Everyday objects can sometimes be the most terrifying.
"The Wurdalak" is one of the ones I remember the best. The sets for this one remind of the ones used in the Vampire Lovers, but not likely to be the same.
For Ghosts of Albion
Motivation: Feed and dominate the ones they once loved
Creature Type: Vampire
Attributes: Str 9, Dex 9, Con 8, Int 5, Per 5, Will 8
Ability Scores: Muscle 24, Combat 23, Brains 21
Life Points: 149
Drama Points: 2-4
Special Abilities: Age 6, Hard to Kill 8 (2 levels part of Vampire Quality), Increased Life Points 5, Mesmerism, Restricted Diet (blood of loved ones), Unattractiveness -1, Unique Kill (family heirloom dagger), Vampire
Name Score Damage Notes
Bite 25 34 Must grapple first; no defense action
Grapple 25 — Resisted by dodge
Punch 23 24 Bash
Sword 23 42 Slash
Deflect 24 — Magic defense action; deflects spells 45º
Tally so far: 16 Total Watched / 11 New
What do you find scary?
October Horror Movie Challenge hosted by Krell Laboratories.