The Alchemist (1983)


In 1955, waitress Lenora inexplicably begins driving down a highway as if drawn to an unknown destination. She picks up hitchhiker Cam who is forced to endure her wreckless driving.

They eventually arrive at a grave in the woods where they meet alchemist Aaron. He is shocked to see Lenora, as she appears to be the reincarnation of his wife who was murdered a century ago.


  • Robert Ginty as Mark
  • Lucinda Dickey as Sarah
  • John Sanderford as Eric
  • Walter Brooke as Charles
  • Robert Hastings as Detective Cutter


It was retitled Back to the House of Fear for European release.

The demon makeup effects were created by Robert Short.

It was shot entirely on location in Los Angeles, California.


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