USA Today - 05/03/2005
"With its lurid widescreen Eastman color and graphically grisly subject matter that seems to anticipate the following year's PEEPING TOM."
Description by OLDIES.com:
London is fear struck and Scotland Yard is baffled by a series of bizarre murders terrorizing the city. Writings of the atrocities by crime journalist Edmond Bancroft (Michael Gough), provide their own conclusions as to how these victims meet their end. As the mystery unfolds, Scotland Yard discovers a sinister connection to the reclusive journalist.
The people of London fear for their lives after reading about the many peculiar murders happening in the city. Crime journalist Edmond Bancroft, is the man responsible for writing these stories on the crime. Everyone in London, including Scotland Yard, is baffled by the seemingly unsolvable murders; but not Edmond Bancroft. This is because, he seized the opportunity to come up with an attention-grabbing article by making up these horrible acts of murder himself. He collaborates with his assistant, Rick and together the two men manage a "black museum" where all the acts of "murder" derive from.