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Something Creeping in the Dark (1971)

Qualcosa striscia nel buio (original title)
Unrated | | Horror | 25 April 1975 (USA)
A group of stranded travelers takes refuge in an old abandoned house, only to find out that they are not the only residents of the building.

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... Sylvia Forrest
... Donald Forres
... Dr. Williams (as Stan Cooper)
Mia Genberg ... Susan West
Gianni Medici ... Joe (as John Hamilton)
Giulia Rovai ... Joe's Girl
Franco Beltramme ... Det. Sam (as Frank Beltramme)
Angelo Francesco Lavagnino ... Prof. Lawrence (as Francesco Lavagnino)
Dino Fazio ... Insp. Wright
... Model for Photo of Lady Sheila Marlowe
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A group of stranded travelers takes refuge in an old abandoned house, only to find out that they are not the only residents of the building.

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Exorcism...the Occult...A Horror-Filled Night In A House Of Terror!

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Ominous and Portentious
28 July 2016 | by See all my reviews

I originally bought this movie thinking it would be a giallo, which it is not, though clearly it is informed by such. It is actually an old- fashioned Old Dark House type of film. A motley band of characters are forced to assemble in an old creepy mansion on a dark and stormy night.

Farley Granger is fabulous as a murderer, held captive by the police (the Police Inspector is great, too).

A seance evokes what is evidently a ghost, and then spooky happenings ensue. It's the kind of a movie where everything seems creepy, but then not much actually happens. There are some acts of violence, even killings, but it's no gore fest.

Go into it expecting heaps of atmosphere and not much else.


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