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Lady in White (1988)

R  |   |  Fantasy, Horror, Mystery  |  22 April 1988 (USA)
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An author tells the story of how, as a young boy growing up in a small town during the 1960's, he was haunted after witnessing the murder of a little girl.

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Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the killer and is soon drawn to an old house where a mysterious Lady In White lives. As he discovers the secret of the woman he soon finds that the killer may be someone close to him. Written by Losman <losman@express-news.net>

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The year is 1962. The place is Willowpoint Falls. Nobody talks about what happened in the school cloakroom 10 years ago. Now, in the dead of night, Frankie Scarlatti is going to find out why.


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$4,700,000 (estimated)

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$1,705,139 (USA)
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On the DVD commentary, director Frank LaLoggia says that he got the idea for using the song "Did You Ever See a Dream Walking?" (which is a significant plot element in the movie) from hearing it in the Eddie Cantor movie Roman Scandals (1933). Actually, this song does not appear in the Cantor film; it was written for the musical Sitting Pretty (1933). Both "Roman Scandals" and "Sitting Pretty" were released in 1933. See more »

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Director Frank LaLoggia mentions that in the strangling scene (at around 1h 40 mins), the cord was already around her neck and was hidden by her position and the lighting to achieve the effect that this man was evil to the point of almost being a spiritual presence so he could do anything. See more »

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Geno Scarlatti: Where's grandpa?
Mama Assunta: He's drowning himself because I hid his cigarettes.
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Did You Ever See a Dream Walking?
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The perfect for Halloween and Christmas movies to Horror fans.
31 October 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This was not what I expected at all, I thought it about Haunted school by a Lady in white, (By the title)

The first Half or so , where really lighthearted , it felt bit kids Halloween movie as first, then we get ghostly part of the movie. (Which wasn't really creepy.)

Then the movies goes Mystery away, finding out who the attack or Killer was, (Some clues long the away, which make sense in the end,)

I liked it how it was revealed who the attack was, it something so small give away, some of the of the fantasy scenes were really pointless.

Some of effects this movie looked really outdated now, I think they should just kept Halloween theme though out the movie, (However this could be watch at Halloween and Xmas).

However I felt missed out on the aftermath of the whole story, Wanted to see people find who the killer was, it never get to see that, which I way going give this movie. 7 out of 10


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