The Greed of William Hart

  |  Buy to Own: 12/02/2013
  |  71 min
Rated PG by the BBFC
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Late 1940s British horror drama inspired by the true story of bodysnatchers Burke and Hare who became serial killers in Edinburgh in the 1800s. In order to make money William Hart (Tod Slaughter) and Mr. Moore (Henry Oscar) begin digging up corpses and selling them to the medical school. As the demand for dead bodies grows, Hart and Moore decide to get more corpses by killing the living. While they choose victims whose disappearance will most likely go unnoticed it is only a matter of time before they make a mistake that could lead to their discovery...