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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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This film has been heavily sampled in Evanescence's earlier albums and EPs, such as "Understanding" on the "Evanescence EP" and most notably on "Origin" on the album "Origin". See more »

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There is a chair on the landing at the top of the stairs that goes from being covered to uncovered then back to covered again. See more »

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Sheila Wayne: Did I go up the stairs this time, doctor?
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Referenced in Popcorn (1991) See more »

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Don't Look Too Closely
6 July 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Pretty easy to figure out if you've seen a lot of movies where the poor wife is left to decide whether to go in "that" room. In this one a couple newlyweds come to live in a house. It turns out that the woman has been in Switzerland since she was seven. She has been having recurring dreams and they take place in "this" house. When they get there they are greeted by a spooky caretaker who makes cryptic comments about previous residents. We suspect the husband is up to something shady. Of course, one must question why he would get married just to bring this poor neurotic woman to the place occupying her incredible fear. The owner of the house wants her out of there because he knows it can't be healthy for her. But, while a lot of clichés are here, this is a decent movie with lots of twists and turns. I won't even comment on the stupid subliminal junk that is imposed on the video.


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