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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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Kurt Paul is listed in the end credits as Paul Bearer (the cemetery caretaker), however, his scene was cut from the final version of the pilot which aired on network television, but it remains in the unfinalized workprint of the pilot and can been seen online on YouTube. See more »

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Elizabeth Strack: Miss Blasko! Should you be wearing an outfit like that... and in front of young Edgar?
Miss Blasko: Why not? He bought it for me!
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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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