Susan Shelley is released from an asylum where she's been confined to after the shock suffered over the fiery death of her mother. Her father has a new wife, who has only married him for ... See full summary »
Susan Shelley is released from an asylum where she's been confined to after the shock suffered over the fiery death of her mother. Her father has a new wife, who has only married him for the money left to him by Zsa Zsa. Susan is still haunted by her mother's memory, and her step-mother is conspiring with her lover, Maxwell Reed, to get the troubled girl to lead them to Zsa Zsa's missing diamond necklace. Written by
Greystone, the Beverly Hills mansion that doubles as the Shelley home, was unfurnished. Director Bert I. Gordon finagled and wound-up obtaining all of the furnishings from newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst's New York City apartment for use in the movie. See more »
Martha Hyer, Don Ameche, and Zsa Zsa Gabor in a horror film?
-- It's definitely cult material. The three stars give unusually good performances for this type of film, with the rest of the cast over and under-acting. Truly an unusual horror film, the plot of this haunted mansion-whodunit isn't as predictable as it would seem. It's hard to find, but worth it.
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