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My World Dies Screaming (1958)

Unrated | | Horror, Mystery, Romance | 1958 (USA)
A newlywed is terrified when her husband brings her to live in the old house that figures in her recurring nightmare.

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American-born Sheila Wayne has lived in Switzerland since childhood. Now newly married, she has a recurring nightmare about an ominous old house she can't recall having seen in waking life. Returning with husband Philip to Florida, they go to live at a country house...the house in her dream. Mysterious events multiply; who is responsible and why? Who is crazy? The answer is rooted in dark days of the past... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Terror in the Haunted House  »

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Marketed as the first film in "Psycho-Rama...Using subliminal communication!" Subliminal images include single-frame flashes of a devil face, goggle-eyed face with rat in mouth, skull, and cobra head, and messages like "Get Ready to Scream!" See more »

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Numerous times scenes shot outdoors spontaneously jump from night to day and back. This is most noticeable in the scenes before Phillip returns to the house to move the body. See more »

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Sheila Wayne: Did I go up the stairs this time, Doctor?
Dr. Victor Forel: No, it was the same as before. You almost bring yourself to see the truth and then...
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Referenced in Drive-in Movie Memories (2001) See more »

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Entertaining 1958 Film
27 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film deals with a young gal who has bad dreams about a haunted house which have put her in a sanitarium and her husband is trying his best to help her with this problem.

The husband takes his wife to a house that looks exactly like the haunted house in her dreams and this is when the story becomes interesting with mysterious people making appearances who claim to be owners of the house and even the care taker of the house becomes a dark side to the story.

Good acting, with plenty of surprises and great for a 1958 film classic. Enjoy.


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