Devil's Partner (1961)
Director: Charles R. Rondeau
Actors: Edgar Buchanan, Jean Allison, Richard Crane, Byron Foulger, Claire Carleton
Runtime: 73 min.
In the very hot town of Furnace Flats, an old man makes a deal with the Devil and dies. Soon after, dashing young Nick Richards appears in town and strange deaths begin to occur. Nick takes a liking to the local gas station owner’s girlfriend and uses his evil powers to further his ambitions. Meanwhile, the sheriff takes note and begins to put things together.
Trivia: Edgar Buchanan (Doc Lucas) was a prolific actor best known for playing Uncle Joe in the hit 1960s TV show, Petticoat Junction. He began his career as a dentist. taking up acting in his late 30s.