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Director:
Writers:
Jeffrey Polman (story)
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Plot:
A woman tormented by ghostly apparitions and a professor of psychic phenomena investigate other-worldly disturbances and unlock the secret of a malevolent force reaching out for vengeance from beyond the grave. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Paul Le Mat ... David Shaw

Renée Soutendijk ... Iris Norwood

Lee Ving ... Zack
Olivia Barash ... Darla

David Warner ... Dr. Carl Farnsworth
John Crawford ... Homer
Bob Herron ... Kurt Norwood
Gilbert Lewis ... Dean Andrews
Ruth Manning ... Dr. Kathleen Thorpe

Anthony Rapp ... Jamie
Allison Roth ... Female Student
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kevin Marshall Brady ... Student (uncredited)
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Directed by
Donald P. Borchers 
 
Writing credits
Jeffrey Polman (story)

Jeffrey Polman (screenplay) &
Lenore Wright (screenplay)

Produced by
Linda Francis .... associate producer
Michael Alan Shores .... producer
Ray Zimmerman .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Jonathan Elias 
 
Cinematography by
Jamie Thompson (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
James Gavin Bedford 
 
Casting by
Linda Francis 
 
Production Design by
Janna Sheehan 
 
Set Decoration by
Jane Shirkes 
 
Makeup Department
Carrie Garton .... hair stylist
M. Lon Kasow .... contact lenses (as Dr. M. Lon Kasow)
Dave Matherly .... special makeup effects artist (as David Matherly)
Christy Ann Newquist .... makeup artist (as Christy Newquist)
 
Production Management
Alicia Alexander .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mathew Dunne .... first assistant director
Kim Fusch .... second assistant director
David Gomberg .... second assistant director
Suzanne Jack .... second assistant director
Kris Krengel .... first assistant director
Paul Plannette .... first assistant director
Elizabeth Rodeno .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
John Acevedo .... swing gang
Christopher Cleary .... swing gang (as Chris Cleary)
George Edman .... property master
Kim Hamberg .... set dresser
Ted Harms .... construction coordinator
Emma Harrison .... scenic artist
Kristin Frances Jones .... lead person (as Kristin Jones)
Robert Scott Kyker .... property master (as Rob Kyker)
John McMahon .... storyboard artist
Al Paulson .... swing gang
Louis Rosenblate .... swing gang (as Lou Rosenblate)
Jim Beinke .... scenic painter (uncredited)
Jim Beinke .... sculptor (uncredited)
Michael Guske .... swing gang (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
William Bearden .... adr mixer
Katherine Becker .... assistant sound editor
Anna Behlmer .... sound recordist
Gary C. Bourgeois .... sound re-recording mixer
Weldon Brown .... foley mixer
Chris Carpenter .... sound re-recording mixer
Fred Cipriano .... sound effects editor (as Fred A. Cipriano)
Tyson H. Colt .... sound department supervisor (as Tyson H. Colt III)
Steve Dutkovich .... adr editor
Thom 'Coach' Ehle .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby (as Thom Ehle)
Beau Franklin .... production sound mixer
David Hankins .... supervising sound editor
Rick Hart .... sound re-recording mixer
Michaele Hogan .... boom operator (as C. Michaele Hogan)
Kevin Kubota .... boom operator
Steven Patrick McCormick .... dialogue editor
Alyson Dee Moore .... foley walker
Penny Nedd .... foley walker
Joel Valentine .... sound effects editor
Dave Weathers .... supervising sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Eric Dressor .... special mechanical effects
Greg Hendrickson .... special mechanical effects (as Gregg Hendrickson)
Kevin McCarthy .... special mechanical effects
Brad Shellady .... special effects assistant
Barry Wiggins .... special effects assistant
Steve Cotroneo .... key special effects artist (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Cosmas Paul Bolger Jr. .... optical camera operator: Apogee Productions, Inc.
Clint Colver .... animation supervisor: Apogee Productions, Inc.
Roger Dorney .... optical effects supervisor: Apogee Productions, Inc.
Denny Kelly .... visual effects post-production coordinator: Apogee Productions, Inc.
Nick G. Linardos .... optical line-up: Apogee Productions, Inc. (as Nick Linardos)
Ann Monn .... computer animations and graphics: Video Assist Systems Incorporated
Harry Moreau .... rotoscope artist: Apogee Productions, Inc.
Christopher Nibley .... visual effects supervisor (as Chris Nibley)
Eric Peterson .... motion control camera assistant
Jerry Pooler .... optical camera operator: Apogee Productions, Inc.
Dean Sharits .... visual effects executive producer: Apogee Productions, Inc.
Robert Shepherd .... vice president of production: Apogee Productions, Inc. (as Bob Shepherd)
John R. Shourt .... rotoscope artist: Apogee Productions, Inc. (as John Shourt)
John E. Sullivan .... visual effects director of photography: additional motion control (as John Sullivan)
Chris Dawson .... visual effects camera assistant (uncredited)
Tom Jensen .... additional first assistant camera: visual effects unit (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Christine Anne Baur .... stunt player (as Christine Baur)
Kurt Bryant .... stunt coordinator
Eurlyne Epper .... stunt player
Debbie Evans .... stunt player
A. Michael Lerner .... stunt player
Paula Marie Moody .... stunt player
Steve Walters .... stunt player (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Art Adams .... assistant camera: second unit
Sean 'Duke' Amerson .... electrician
Brett Barrash .... second assistant camera
Stephan Bataillard .... second assistant camera (as Stephen Bataillard)
John Beran .... electrician
David Bodin .... key grip
Alec Boehm .... first assistant camera
James Castel .... electrician
Mitch Concors .... electrician
Brian Crane .... gaffer
Timothy Crane .... electrician
Thomas DeSoto .... grip (as Thomas de Soto)
Thomas DeSoto .... still photographer (as Tom Soto)
John Ditomaso .... grip (as John Di Tomaso)
Harry K. Garvin .... camera operator (as Harry Garvin)
César Augusto González .... grip (as Cesar Gonzalez)
Harvard Gordon .... crane operator
Michael Guske .... still photographer
Peter Jensen .... steadicam operator
Laura Linmann .... best boy electric (as Laura Linnman)
Greg Maselli .... best boy grip
Todd Pike .... camera operator: second unit
Butch Rigby .... grip
Tom Schmieder .... electrician (as Tom Schmeider)
Bruce Sinclair .... grip
Monty Spillers .... grip
Russ St. John .... key grip
Garland Thompson .... key grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Angela Balogh-Calin .... costumer (as Angela Calin)
Shari Gray .... wardrobe supervisor
Mary-Rea McDonald .... hat designer: Ms. Barash
 
Editorial Department
Baylis Glascock .... additional editor
Dan Jones .... apprentice editor (as Daniel B. Jones)
Sirous Kazimi .... apprentice editor
Sue Kesler .... assistant editor
Tamra King .... apprentice editor
Tom Merchant .... additional editor
Dan Muscarella .... color timer
Nico Salvato .... assistant editor (as Monique Salvato)
Robert Sandoval .... apprentice editor
Joe Shugart .... first assistant editor
Richard Villa .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Leland Bond .... orchestrator
Gay DiFusco .... music clearances: Fricon Entertainment (as Gay Difusco)
Jonathan Elias .... co-orchestrator
Jonathan Elias .... music arranger
Scott Elias .... executive music producer
Sherman Foote .... music mixer
Sherman Foote .... synthesizer programmer
Susan Kent .... associate music producer
Josh Zaentz .... assistant synthesizer programmer (as Josh Zaenz)
 
Transportation Department
Peter Helms .... transportation coordinator
Danny Naten .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Muntasir Ali .... production assistant
Robin Anderson .... script supervisor
Mark Barnett .... production assistant
Catalina Bridge .... caterer
Bill Busse .... location manager
Gregory Gilbert Cabrera .... craft service (as Greg Cabrera)
Jeff Canavan .... production assistant
Robert Cheatley .... production assistant
Susan Chernus .... script researcher
Camron Clarke .... adr loop group
Lara Cody .... adr loop group
Jessica Drake .... dialogue coach
Steve Eisenberg .... production accounting software: Cine-Com
Jana Hayes .... production assistant
Bill King .... mechanic
Brian M. Kingman .... insurance agent: Albert G. Ruben & Company, Inc. (as Brian Kingman)
Warren Kirk .... assistant production coordinator
Karen Klausner .... caterer
Kathleen McCarthy .... adr loop group
Noel Mitchell .... production assistant
Mark Muller .... production accountant
Pamela Kay Pawlak .... production coordinator (as Pamela K. Pawlak)
Jeffrey Polman .... production executive
Ron Siders .... production associate
Thomas White .... adr loop group
Judith Whitman .... production assistant
Bruce Winant .... adr loop group
 
Thanks
Stan Baer .... special thanks and appreciation
Alyn L. Borchers .... special thanks and appreciation
Phyllis Borchers .... special thanks and appreciation
Brian Campbell .... special thanks and appreciation
Clifford A. Cole .... special thanks and appreciation
Fred Culbertson .... special thanks and appreciation
J.R. Deland .... special thanks and appreciation
Tom Ellington .... special thanks and appreciation
Neil Fischer .... special thanks and appreciation
Libby Glass .... special thanks and appreciation
Bradley M. Gross .... special thanks and appreciation (as Brad Gross)
Steve Hubbert .... special thanks and appreciation
Charles M. LaLoggia .... special thanks and appreciation (as Charles Laloggia)
Diane O'Brien .... special thanks and appreciation
Frank Padilla .... special thanks and appreciation
Frank Perl .... special thanks and appreciation
Bruce Plannette .... special thanks and appreciation
Carl R. Reynolds .... special thanks and appreciation (as Carl Reynolds)
Marion Rosenberg .... special thanks and appreciation
Leonard Shapiro .... special thanks and appreciation
Alan M. Solomon .... special thanks and appreciation (as Alan Solomon)
Bill Streib .... special thanks and appreciation
Jerry Vernig .... special thanks and appreciation (as Jerry Virnig)
Louanne Wright .... special thanks and appreciation
Ron Zimmerman .... special thanks and appreciation
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Secret Screams" - USA (reissue title)
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90 min
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Directorial debut for producer Donald P. Borchers.See more »
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1 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Even Large Marge was infinitely scarier than this tedious movie, 16 February 2012
Author: movieman_kev from United States

Troubled Iris seeks the help of a paranormal psychologist/university professor who himself can't let go of his deceased wife and thus is about to be fired, to investigate hauntings at her cabin.

I saw this film on Instant Netflix under the title "Secret Screams", but no matter which moniker the movie goes by it's awful nonetheless. the acting is sub-par, the little special effects the film uses are hokey even for '80's standards, nothing really happens for a good 2/3rds of the movie and the plot is simply a jumbled mess. chalk this one up as an exercise in tedium.

My Grade: D-

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