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The Ghost Writer (1990)

TV Movie  |   |  Horror  |  15 August 1990 (USA)
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Anthony Strack
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Elizabeth Strack
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Edgar Strack (as Josh Miller)
Juliet Sorci ...
Cindy Strack (as Juliet Sorcey)
Pam Matteson ...
Miss Blasko
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Judith's Remains
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Judith (voice) (as Lisabeth Aubrey)
Kurt Paul ...
Paul Bearer (scenes deleted)
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The Paramedic
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At the very end of the end credits, a freeze-frame used as a background image for the production company's title shows a man sitting up in a coffin trying to strangle another man standing next to the coffin. This freeze-frame is from another scene deleted from the workprint when Mr. Strack is attempting to come up with a scene for a novel, dictating his thoughts into a tape recorder, and in the background behind him this scene is shown with the coffin and the two actors. It can also be seen online on YouTube. See more »

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Edgar Starck: May I also be excused? I'd like to get back to my Ouija board. I believe it's put me in contact with Truman Capote.
Anthony Strack: What makes you think that?
Edgar Starck: It's spelling with a lisp.
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Could Have Worked
31 May 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have to admit that this might have been a good series. Perkins with his devilishly contained grin could have made for a interesting series. It's been a while since I've seen this, and I'd love to see it again. The plot was about a horror writer who had moved his family into a haunted house as his first wife returns from beyond the grave. Sort of campy and tongue in cheek, but why it didn't work is anyone's guess.


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