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The Legend of Hell House (1973)

PG  |   |  Horror, Mystery  |  15 June 1973 (USA)
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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. ... See full summary »

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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 Niz

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For the sake of your sanity, pray it isn't true!

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La leyenda de la casa infernal  »

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The unsettling tales of Emeric Belasco's acts of debauchery and evil at Hell House were loosely based on stories involving occultist Aleister Crowley. See more »

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In the film's opening credits, there is a spelling mistake. The copyright line reads "... 20th Century Fox Film Corpoation". See more »

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Ann Barrett: [after listening to a recording of Belasco's voice] What made the record player turn on?
Benjamin Franklin Fischer: Belasco claimed he was able to will people's attention to an object and then move among them unobserved.
Dr. Lionel Barrett: I doubt that.
Benjamin Franklin Fischer: Do you? Our attention was on that a moment ago. How do you know he didn't just walk right by us?
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A masterpiece! When is it released on DVD?
13 January 2001 | by (Austria) – See all my reviews

This movie is a masterpiece! The strange music, the wonderful setting, the superb photography...The actors are great, too, I especially love Pamela Franklin and Gayle Hunnicutt. When she acts sex-driven it is one of the best scenes of the movie. But, is she really possessed or does she just act this way so she can satisfy her sexual needs with everybody thinking she is just possessed by a ghost..? Also this odd, quit atmosphere the movie has I've never experienced in another movie. John Hough is one of the best directors! But when is this masterpiece released on DVD?


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