.Criswell reprises his role from theearlier film. The action begins when a young couple, Bob (William Bates) and Shirley(sexploitationactressPat Barrington,billed as Pat Barringer) survive a car crash only tofind themselves tied to posts in a misty cemetery where they are forced to watch deadspirits dance for the Emperor of the Night played byCriswell(best known for
)while her red-headed "Shirley" character watches her perform. Criswell'sundeadconsort, the sexyBlack Ghoul, was written forMaila Nurmi,a.k.a. Vampira, but was instead played byFawn Silver, who wore a black bouffant wig.
Wood served as writer, production manager, casting agent, and even held up cue cardson this low-budget film, although he did not direct. An article on the making of this filmwas published in