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A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it is up to the team to survive a full week in isolation, and solve the mystery of the Hell House. Written by
Actor Michael Gough spent a very brief time on the production, which is why he is uncredited. Aside from his short appearance in the films finale, Gough's only other contributions to the film were a few recorded lines of dialog. See more »
In the film's opening credits, there is a spelling mistake. The copyright line reads "... 20th Century Fox Film Corpoation". See more »
[speaking to Benjamin Fischer while temporarily possessed by Belasco]
Who the hell do you think you are, you bastard? You might have been hot stuff when you were fifteen, but now you're shit!
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This film is an outstanding example of what you can achieve in a horror film without resorting to special effects trickery. "Legend Of Hell House" is everything that turkeys like "The Haunting" tried to be.
Kudos to everyone in the cast, especially Roddy McDowall as Fisher, the only man to survive a previous expedition.
There is also some interesting dialogue regarding combatting the supernatural with science, a topic that popped up in later films such as "Ghostbusters."
MANY horror movies have been made on much larger budgets than Legend Of Hell House, but very few can match it for pure psychological terror. I give this film a 10.
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