Edward Eischel (Fountain Yount), an ambitious doctor at the Ulster County Asylum, stumbles upon a vile, inbred patient (William Sanderson) who may hold the key to Eischel's controversial brain research. Instead, to his horror, the doctor discovers that the truth about the "creature" residing under his patient's flesh may be responsible for a series of gruesome killings underway inside the asylum's walls. Based on the story by H.P. Lovecraft, this the ambitious low-budget chiller also stars Greg Fawcett, Kurt Hargan, and Tom Savini in a cameo role. Soundtrack: English.