MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 321,755 this week

Shadow House (1973)

 -  Horror | Short  -  October 1973 (USA)
5.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.0/10 from 5 users  
Reviews: 1 user

A domineering wife convinces her spineless husband to murder his wealthy uncle, a practitioner of black magic and the occult.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Related Items

Search for "Shadow House" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Shadow House (1973)

Shadow House (1973) on IMDb 5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Shadow House.
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Lou
Joanna Phillips ...
Marie
...
Uncle
Edit

Storyline

A domineering wife convinces her spineless husband to murder his wealthy uncle, a practitioner of black magic and the occult.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

independent film | See All (1) »

Genres:

Horror | Short

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

October 1973 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Anyone else seen this student film?
21 November 2008 | by (Youngstown,Ohio) – See all my reviews

This 11-minute black & white short was produced in 1972 by the American Film Institute and, to the best of my knowledge, was last screened on cable's A&E channel in January 1988. Joanna Phillips plays the domineering wife who convinces her spineless husband (John Fiedler) to push his wealthy uncle off of a cliff so they can begin searching for traces of the old man's hidden treasure in his dark and foreboding mansion. A surprise awaits them when they find it, due to the fact that the late uncle (the great John Carradine) also happened to dabble in the occult. Beautifully shot and well designed by famed comic artist Jim Steranko (billed only as Steranko). Actor John Fiedler enjoyed the experience although it took several months of on-again, off-again shooting, adding that Carradine was quite probably in his cups. Director Ken Dixon would work with Carradine again on the 1981 video compilation "The Best of Sex and Violence." The actor was listed as "Special Host," narrating the inserts between a series of exploitation trailers from the 1970's. Apart from the nostalgia factor for drive-in buffs, this rarity also featured a hilarious off the cuff and unrehearsed pair of cameos from John's sons David and Keith just before the very last trailer. John would make one final short in 1982, "A Rose for Emily," opposite Anjelica Huston.


0 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Shadow House (1973) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?