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The Dark Secret of Harvest Home 

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A young couple moves to a quiet New England village, only to soon find themselves mixed up in mysterious rituals.
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Bette Davis ...  Widow Fortune 2 episodes, 1978
David Ackroyd ...  Nick Constantine 2 episodes, 1978
Rosanna Arquette ...  Kate Constantine 2 episodes, 1978
Rene Auberjonois ...  Jack Stump 2 episodes, 1978
John Calvin ...  Justin Hooke 2 episodes, 1978
Norman Lloyd ...  Amys Penrose 2 episodes, 1978
Linda Marsh ...  Maggie Dodd 2 episodes, 1978
Joanna Miles ...  Beth Constantine 2 episodes, 1978
Michael O'Keefe ...  Worthy Pettinger 2 episodes, 1978
Laurie Prange Laurie Prange ...  Sophie Hooke 2 episodes, 1978
Donald Pleasence ...  Narrator 2 episodes, 1978
Lina Raymond Lina Raymond ...  Tamar Penrose 2 episodes, 1978
Tracey Gold ...  Missy Penrose 2 episodes, 1978
Stephen Joyce ...  Robert Dodd 2 episodes, 1978
Michael Durrell ...  Ty Barth 2 episodes, 1978
Martin Shakar ...  David Adwell 2 episodes, 1978
Grayce Grant Grayce Grant ...  Mrs. Pettinger 2 episodes, 1978
Steve Gustafson Steve Gustafson ...  Jimmy Minerva 2 episodes, 1978
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A young couple moves to a quiet New England village, only to soon find themselves mixed up in mysterious rituals.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dark Secret of Harvest Home See more »

Filming Locations:

Kingsville, Ohio, USA

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Universal Television See more »
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Mono

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Color (Technicolor)

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1.33 : 1
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All the donuts for production were made by then 17-year old Jeffrey 'JJ' Jay who is also the former owner of and brewer for Petaluma Hills Brewing Company. See more »

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Worthy Pettinger: May God curse the corn! Goddamn the mother!
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Too good for TV!
8 February 2000 | by solitaryman2See all my reviews

This film really shocked my infancy and I'll never forget it. I saw it when I was 7 or 8 but I vividly remember many of its sequences: the pagan rites of the Harvest Home, the tongue cut, the protagonist made blind by the terrible widow ... Bette Davis is charismatic as always and in this role she's really unforgettable; Rosanna Arquette lets us see some of the qualities which will lead her to be an important actress in the 80's and some minor characters are well refined. Briefly, it's one of the best TV movies I've ever seen.


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