Macabre is a 1958 horror film directed by William Castle, written by Robb White, and starring William Prince, Jim Backus, Christine White, Jacqueline Scott, and Susan Morrow. The film falls into both the horror and suspense genres.


The film is set in the small town of Thornton. The plot consists of a frame story set in the present (c.1958), an extended flashback to 1955, and an extended flashback set months before the present story. Below the events are given in chronological order.