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Director:
Writers:
Mark Rosman (written by)
Bobby Fine (additional dialogue)
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Release Date:
21 January 1983 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
When the Nightmare ends . . . the Terror begins See more »
Plot:
After a seemingly innocent prank goes horribly wrong, a group of sorority sisters are stalked and murdered one by one in their sorority house while throwing a party to celebrate their graduation. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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NewsDesk:
(35 articles)
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Parochial, begging for parody See more (67 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Kate McNeil ... Katherine (as Kathryn McNeil)

Eileen Davidson ... Vicki
Janis Ward ... Liz (as Janis Zido)
Robin Meloy ... Jeanie

Harley Jane Kozak ... Diane (as Harley Kozak)
Jodi Draigie ... Morgan
Ellen Dorsher ... Stevie
Lois Kelso Hunt ... Mrs. Slater
Christopher Lawrence ... Dr. Beck
Michael Kuhn ... Peter
Michael Sergio ... Rick
Ruth Walsh ... Mother
Ed Heath ... Policeman
Jean Schertler ... Nurse
Larry Singer ... Photographer
Carlos Sério ... Eric (as Charles Serio)
4 Out of 5 Doctors ... The Band
Peter McClung ... Peterson
Brian T. Small ... Pig
Alan Treadwell ... Gottfried
Kenny Myers ... Murdered Guest (as Ken Myers)
Ruth Moss ... Freshman Girl #1
Hilary Crowson ... Freshman Girl #2
Nanna Ingvarsson ... Freshman Girl #3
Arthur Crockett ... Fraternity Guy #1
Tom Bothwell ... Fraternity Guy #2
Van Saantvord ... Beta (as Van Santvoord)
Kathryn Davidov ... Girl at Party
Celeste Poirier ... Sorority Girl #1
Patti Chambers ... Sorority Girl #2
Eric Smith ... Guy at Pool #1
Karl B. Bromwell ... Guy at Pool #2
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tom Barkanic ... Guy at Party (uncredited)
Barbara Harris ... Mrs. Dorothy Slater (voice) (uncredited)

Mark Rosman ... Party Guest Playing the Piano (uncredited)
Steve Stec ... Guy at Party (uncredited)
Bobert Thompson ... Guy Eating Sandwich (uncredited)
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Directed by
Mark Rosman 
 
Writing credits
Mark Rosman (written by)

Bobby Fine (additional dialogue)

Produced by
Ed Beyer .... co-producer
John G. Clark .... producer
Robert Maier .... line producer
Thomas W. McMahon .... executive producer (as W. Thomas McMahon)
John Ponchock .... executive producer
Alec Rabinowitz .... associate producer
Mark Rosman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Richard Band  (as Richard H. Band)
 
Cinematography by
Tim Suhrstedt (director of photography) (as Timothy Suhrstedt)
 
Film Editing by
Paul Trejo (co-editor)
Jean-Marc Vasseur 
 
Casting by
René Eram  (as Rene Eram)
Richard Steir 
 
Art Direction by
Vincent Peranio 
 
Costume Design by
Susan Perez Prichard 
 
Makeup Department
Diana Mona .... hair artist
Diana Mona .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Robert Maier .... production manager
Alan Treadwell .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
René Eram .... second unit director (as Rene Eram)
Paul Schiff .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Ana Victoria Aenlle .... second assistant art director
Delores Delux .... scenic artist (as Delores Deluxe)
Tim Ford .... sets assistant
Betsy Klompus .... scenic artist
Stephen B. Walker .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Sandy Berman .... sound effects
Stuart Deutsch .... boom operator
George Fitzgerald .... dialogue editor (as George Fitzgerald III)
John Roesch .... foley artist
Steven J. Rogers .... location sound mixer (as Steve Rogers)
Joan Rowe .... foley artist
Sandy Berman .... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Delores Gamba .... assistant effects makeup
Rob E. Holland .... special effects designer
Rob E. Holland .... special effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Scott Leva .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Apicella .... video operator
Robert W. Dorsey .... key grip (as Robert Dorsey)
Arthur Eng .... assistant camera
Arthur Gardner .... gaffer
Susan C. Ingram .... second assistant camera (as Susan Ingram)
Kenny Klompus .... video operator
Robert Kreitzer .... dolly grip
Thomas Loizeaux .... photographer: second unit (as Tom Loizeaux)
Tom Nichols .... grip
Felix Rivera .... best boy
Larry Singer .... still photographer: production stills
 
Editorial Department
Jim Finn .... negative matcher
Annie Kocur .... post-production assistant
Lawrence Mischel .... negative matcher
Rita Stern .... assistant editor
Rachel Talalay .... apprentice editor
 
Music Department
Richard Band .... composer: source music (as Richard H. Band)
Richard Band .... conductor (as Richard H. Band)
Joel Goldsmith .... composer: source music
London Philharmonic Orchestra .... music performer (as The London Philharmonic Orchestra)
Randy Nicklaus .... music engineer: Los Angeles
John Richards .... music engineer: London
 
Other crew
Catheryn Casey .... production chef
Judy Coster .... production chef
René Eram .... production associate (as Rene Eram)
Arthur Rabinowitz .... production assistant
Nina Sadek .... special consultant
Alan Shapiro .... creative advisor
Rachel Talalay .... script supervisor
 
Thanks
Lynne Himelstein .... special thanks
Phil Himelstein .... special thanks
Philip L. Parslow .... special thanks (as Philip Parslow)
David Rosman .... special thanks
Donald Rosman .... special thanks
Goldie Rosman .... special thanks
Lily Rosman .... special thanks
David Simon .... special thanks
Helen Simon .... special thanks
Earl Watson .... special thanks (as Earl E. Watson Jr.)
Patrick Winters .... special thanks (as Pat Winters)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"House of Evil" - Belgium (English title) (video box title)
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Runtime:
91 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
The script supervisor and apprentice editor was Rachel Talalay and the assistant director was Paul Schiff. Ten years later they would work on "Ghost in the Machine" which Schiff produced and Talalay directed.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The stocking on Vicki's right leg is gone just before Mrs. Slater tears the hole in the water and then quickly reappears.See more »
Quotes:
Pig:I'm a sea pig...See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Waiting for a ChangeSee more »

FAQ

what happened to the party when jeannie is being chased?
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2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Parochial, begging for parody, 13 June 2011
Author: chaos-rampant from Greece

It's hard to imagine how low the bar was set in this field, that relatively early in the slasher something like this passed muster. If you want a prototype example of what is completely cliché and uninspired about this type of film, look no further. We tend to idealize originals and chide remakes for pilfering artistic vision, but this is no less of a soporific cash-grab than the 2009 remake.

A bunch of sorority girls planning a party, a prank gone awry, the evil house mother. We see a girl put on lipstick (bright red), and she's the first to die. One of them is the bitch, the ring leader, another is the good one who tries to dissuade the rest.

It doesn't take a genius to make a film like Scream then. Only someone with basic observation skills. The only difference between the Wes Craven parody and this, is that Wes Craven understood how laughably derivative a lot of this is.

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