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?
In his DVD commentary, director Dan Curtis
explains that he dropped an entire 15-minute opening with the family in New York, seeing the ad about the house for rent in the paper and Ben getting a parking ticket, because it was "boring". See more
At the end of the film, when the chimney collapses, you can clearly see the cables on either side pulling the bricks down. See more
God when it comes alive - tell them, Brother. Tell them what it's like in the summer.
Well they'd never believe it - it's beyond *anything* that you have you *ever* seen in your life.
There are centuries in this room, Mrs. Rolf... there are years, years in this house.
Oh yes, and this house will be here long, long after you have departed. You'll believe me.
Referenced in Rose Red
"Danger at the Pool"
Written, composed and conducted by Robert Cobert See more