A satire about four college couples' picnic in a haunted house occupied by a mysterious resident. Amid ghost stories and late night visitors, the eyes of the spook reflect the humorous disorder of man and his media.
The film was written, produced and directed by Arthur "Duke" Ernsberger, shortly after he graduated from the North Carolina School of the Arts in 1973. It features original music by Jon Coggeshall and uses special camera techniques for the day. The film stars Terrance Mann, a 1978 graduate of the NCSA, who later earned nominations for an Emmy in the daytime drama, "As the World Turns", as well as Tony's in "Beauty and the Beast" and "Les Miserables". Mr. Mann is currently the Phillips Distinguished Professor in Musical Theatre at Western Carolina University. Written by
The setting for the movie was Korner's Folly in Kernersville, N.C. Korner's Folly is the 22-room former home of Jule Korner, an artist and architect who painted Bull Durham cigarette ads on buildings throughout the South. It is a dizzying amalgam spread over three stories and seven levels; ceilings range from 5 to 25 feet. There are intricate mosaic tile on the floors, murals, trap doors and pivoting windows. See more »