Haunted house chiller from Dan Curtis has Oliver Reed and Karen Black as summer caretakers moving into gothic house with their young son. The catch? The house rejuvenates a part of itself with each death that occurs on its premises. Written by
Up the ancient stairs, behind the locked door, something lives, something evil, from which no one has ever returned. [UK]
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Did You Know?
The haunting flashbacks that Ben Rolf has about the creepy chauffeur were based off of an actual childhood experience of Dan Curtis
. Curtis recalled as a young child being at his mothers funeral and seeing a chauffeur laughing outside of the funeral parlor which disturbed him deeply. He wrote the memory into the film and the chauffeur became a most eerie character. See more
The gray in Marion's hair has completely vanished when she and Ben are out on the porch at night and she has the tea tray. See more
I hate this place! I want to get of here. I HATE IT!
Referenced in Ooga Booga
"Memories of a Lifetime"
Written, composed and conducted by Robert Cobert See more