The surname Maitland is a popular device in Horror films. Here are just a few examples with trailers via You Tube:
The Skull, 1965, Peter Cushing as Dr. Chrisropher Maitland
Tales from the Crypt, Reflection of Death, Ian Hendry as Carl Maitland 1972
Vault of Horror, Bargain in Death, Michael Craig - Maitland 1973
Barbara and Adam Maitland, Beetlejuice 1988
There are many more Maitlands in Horror films and books. Do you know of any readers?