She moves into the house with her niece, sara dunning. The film really emphasizes brown and gray tones a lot of the time, so that the palette never totally pops in any meaningful way. Although the term slasher is often used informally as a generic term for any horror film involving murder, film analysts cite an established set of characteristics which set these films apart from other subgenres, such as splatter films and psychological horror films. As with many of his films, bong joonho has his eye on the. At times truly spooky, but thankfully not gory or unsettling, like more recent movies. Just as the investigation hits its peak, the ghost of the general himself as well as his missing daughter possessed the presentday owners of the house. It premiered as the abc movie of the week on october 27, 1970. I did read the book by barbara michaelselizabeth peters and enjoyed it thoroughly and i must say that i wish the film had stuck more to the books storyline but. Barbara stanwyck gothic horror john llewellyn moxey kino lorber studio classics kitty katherine winn made for tv movies michael anderson jr.
Yet, from a perspective of obscure genre curios, the film is not at all bad for what it is. Ok, its not the best known movie out there, but its a favorite of mine and now i have a perfect copy of it. Shes asked constantine for help because he has a reputation for dealing with the mystical. Its one of the best books ive ever read, but i do doubt that the mother would have lingered long enough after setting the fire to have died from the smoke, while eleanor, who went back into the house and stayed a.
I also noticed that the file for house was about 1. New 2k remaster of the film interview with director john llewellyn moxey audio commentary by film historian richard harland smith. Yes, her mother set the fire and then died of smoke inhalation as she fled the property, page 321. Stanwyck moves after inheriting the house, but has cause. The setting is an old house in gettysburg, pennsylvania. I wish theyd create a perfect copy of midnight offerings for me as well. Based on barbara michaels novel ammie come home, this madefortv chiller stars barbara stanwyck as ruth bennett, a woman who inherits an apparently haunted house in pennsylvania amish country. Barbara stanwyck chases ghoulish winds in madefortv movie. All things being equal, would i much prefer the experience of seeing whiplash in a movie theater. The spirits of a revolutionary war general and his daughter take possession of pat and saras bodies and a dark secret is revealed. The story is that barbara stanwycks character inherits and old revolutionaryperiod house that turns out to be haunted. Madefortv a supernatural tale about witchcraft, black magic and unsettled ghosts in an inherited house in amish.
Stanwyck moves after inheriting the house, but has cause to rethink her decision. Adapted from barbara michaels novel by henry farrell the author of what ever happened to baby jane. Stanwyck moves after inheriting the house, but has cause to. The dead woman was a devout catholic and angela refuses to accept she would have taken her own life. They discover it is haunted, and the younger of the women is possessed by a spirit from the past. Made for television, it was first broadcast as abcs movie of the week on october 27th, 1970. With star barbara stanwyck in the leading role as ruth bennett, and mabel albertson phyllis from the bewitched television series as a bit part neighbor, i suppose people expected viewers to pop in especially for this specific showing. Theyre scrabbling to survive, but catch a lucky break when kiwoo scores a. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. The house was built before the revolutionary war and is said. C ruth, a department of commerce official, has lived in a georgetown row house for some years after inheriting it from a distant cousin. With barbara stanwyck, richard egan, michael anderson jr. In the film, the san andreas fault produces an earthquake with a. Some of these movies are impossible to find and locating a perfect copy of them is a dream come true.
The film was based on the novel ammie, come home by barbara michaels and produced by aaron spelling and. An investigation into the history of a womans gettysburg house reveals that it was the location of a scandal involving a revolutionary war general. On imdb tv, you can catch hollywood hits and popular tv series at no cost. Ruth bennett has inherited an old house in gettysburg, pennsylvania amish country.
A woman and her niece move into an ancestral house in the amish countryside haunted by two ghosts from the revolutionary war. It stars the one and only barbara stanwyck as ruth bennet, a lady whose hairdo looks just like a bowl of popcorn and so i made a bowl of popcorn. A slasher film is a subgenre of horror films involving a killer murdering a group of people, usually by use of bladed tools. Angela dodson who needs his help to prove that her twin sister isabels death was not a suicide. Directed by legendary tv movie director john llewellyn moxey the night stalker, home for the holidays and with a teleplay by the great henry farrell what ever happened to baby jane, hush hush, sweet charlotte. Events of these magnitudes, however, have not occurred along the san andreas fault in the south of the state. Built during the revolutionary era, the house is said to be haunted by. The san andreas fault is about to crack heres what will.384 352 131 843 1081 7 541 1513 224 805 995 671 697 1470 56 1419 41 1151 514 1408 123 121 1318 1341 1210 780 1029 1352 593 1279 126 359 527 576 1184 1155 1360 516