Directors: Don Coscarelli
Cast: The Tall Man: Angus Scrimm; Reggie: Reggie Bannister; Michael ‘Mike’ Pearson: A. Michael Baldwin; Jody Pearson: Bill Thornbury; Lady in Lavender: Kathy Lester; Fortuneteller’s Granddaughter: Terrie Kalbus; Caretaker: Kenneth V. Jones; Girlfriend: Susan Harper; Sally: Lynn Eastman; Toby: David Arntzen; Bartender: Ralph Richmond; Tommy: Bill Cone; Double Lavender: Laura Mann; Fortuneteller: Mary Ellen Shaw; Maid: Myrtle Scotton
Taglines: If this one doesn’t scare you, you’re already dead!
Beware the ball, beware the tall man, beware the never dead.
Where the dead are no longer that way…
Storyline: Mike cannot decide what is real and what isn’t, and is plagued by vivid nightmares. He gets the shock of his life when he watches, with binoculars, the conclusion of the funeral of his older brother’s friend—the mortician (the Tall Man), by himself, lifts the casket into the back of a hearse. Mike heads to the grounds of the mortuary, which is home to very bizarre happenings, including a unique security device. Enlisting the help of brother Jody and ice cream salesman Reggie, Mike attempts to vanquish the Tall Man.