Ghost Story (1981) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.

    - Written by Jeanne Armintrout <jeannee@uwyo.edu>
  • When his brother David dies on the eve of his wedding, Don travels back to his hometown in New England for the funeral services. He meets his grieving father Edward Charles Wanderley, who has a weekly meeting with his old friends Ricky Hawthorne, Dr. John Jaffrey and Sears James to tell tales of horror, and together they form The Chowder Society. When Edward and John die in mysterious circumstances, Don sees the picture of Eva Galli from the 20's and he joins Rick and Sears to tell a ghost story about his romance with Alma Mobley.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


In a small New England town, four elderly men form what they call the "Chowder Society," regaling themselves with the telling of scary "ghost stories." Membership in the club...

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