It is explained how Marius' astral form can walk through walls. However, it's impossible for him to pick up a candelabra and take it through the wall with him as he does here.
Host: Welcome, art lovers. We offer for your approval a painting which has to do with what happens to men who take a walk into nature's marketplace and exchange certain powers for other powers. The blind, we're told for example, develop an extraordinary sense of touch. In this case, the story of a man who perfects the art of killing. Our painting is called The Last Laurel.
When this was repeated, this segment was moved to after "They're Tearing Down Tim Riley's Bar," despite airing first when the episode premiered.
In syndication, is combined with and airs after "A Feast of Blood".
This episode is based on the short story "The Horsehair Trunk" (also known as "The Secret Darkness") by Davis Grubb. The story was first published in Colliers (May 25, 1946).