The Dark Secret of Harvest Home (1978)

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A young couple moves to a quiet New England village, only to soon find themselves mixed up in mysterious rituals.

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 Widow Fortune
David Ackroyd ...
 Nick Constantine
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 Kate Constantine
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 Jack Stump
John Calvin ...
 Justin Hooke
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 Amys Penrose
Linda Marsh ...
 Maggie Dodd
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 Beth Constantine
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 Worthy Pettinger
Laurie Prange ...
 Sophie Hooke
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Lina Raymond ...
 Tamar Penrose
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 Missy Penrose
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 Robert Dodd
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 Ty Barth
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A young couple moves to a quiet New England village, only to soon find themselves mixed up in mysterious rituals.

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In a 1977 Associated Press article, Bette Davis stated that Widow Fortune was "a part I've wanted ever since Tom Tryon wrote the book." See more »

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Justin Hooke: I didn't know you city boys liked to fight.
Nick Constantine: Next to lovin' it's what we do best.
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The ghoulish Ms. Davis at her best
23 November 2000 | by (Asheville, NC) – See all my reviews

This was a terrific mini-series with just the right mix of fantasy and horror. The reverence the people of this matriarchal town holds for its main crop, corn, is nearly as creepy as the out of control little girl who foresees things. Nice touches were the long sharp scissors Ms. Davis wore on a cord hanging from the belt of her long black dress, the shunning of the old couple and the suitable cluelessness of the menfolk.

This was an edge of your seat, can't wait to see what happens next movie. Anyone who missed it one its first run should try to get a copy--it's a truly excellent creepshow.


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