Take a lonely hill... put a mysterious laboratory atop it... and you've...
An inventor accidentally invents a petrification device and decides to use it to turn attractive people into detailed statues. His first victim is so beautiful that he decides to release her, but accidentally petrifies himself.
I am a rooming house... old, shabby and weatherworn!
An unsuccessful dancer overhears the old man in the room next to him saying that his old pair of dancing shoes can make anyone a great dancer. He steals the shoes from the old man, but finds that he can never stop dancing.