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House of the Long Shadows (1983)

 -  Comedy | Horror | Mystery  -  April 1984 (USA)
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An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet: can he write a classic novel like "Wuthering Heights" in twenty-four hours? Upon his arrival, however, the writer discovers... See full summary »

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An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet: can he write a classic novel like "Wuthering Heights" in twenty-four hours? Upon his arrival, however, the writer discovers that the manor, thought empty, actually has several, rather odd, inhabitants. Written by Jack Witzig <tomveil@interstat.net>

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This 1983 film was made and released about seventy years after it source play "Seven Keys to Baldpate" by George M. Cohan had been first performed in 1913. The picture was also made and released about seventy years after its source novel "Seven Keys to Baldpate" by Earl Derr Biggers had been first published in 1913. As such, the movie debuted in the 70th Anniversary year of its two source works. See more »

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Lionel Grisbane: Don't interrupt me while I'm soliloquizing.
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Pace, pace mio Dio!
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From "La Forza del Destino" by Giuseppe Verdi
Murdered by Sheila Keith
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It is worth seeing just for such a legendary cast!
31 January 2004 | by (Anchorage, Alaska) – See all my reviews

While this movie would not make the list of "Best Movies Ever Made," its cast makes it valuable to any buff of Classic Horror movies. I cannot understand why it is not offered on either VHS or DVD; as far as I know, it has never been made available and it is a great shame.


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