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House of the Long Shadows (1983)

PG | | Comedy, Horror, Mystery | April 1984 (USA)
An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet: can he write a classic novel like "Wuthering Heights" in twenty-four hours? Upon his arrival, however, the writer discovers... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Lionel Grisbane
... Corrigan
... Sebastian Grisbane
... Kenneth Magee (as Desi Arnaz)
... Lord Elijah Grisbane
... Victoria Grisbane
Julie Peasgood ... Mary Norton
... Sam Allyson
... Diana Caulder
Richard Hunter ... Andrew Caulder
... Station Master
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An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet: can he write a classic novel like "Wuthering Heights" in twenty-four hours? Upon his arrival, however, the writer discovers that the manor, thought empty, actually has several, rather odd, inhabitants. Written by Jack Witzig <tomveil@interstat.net>

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A murderously funny mystery with a twist... See more »

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$7,500,000 (estimated)
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Vincent Price was born on May 27, 1911, making him exactly 11 years older than Christopher Lee, who was born on the same date in 1922. Peter Cushing missed by only one day of making it a triple, as he was born on May 26, 1913. See more »

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Quotes

Lionel Grisbane: Don't interrupt me while I'm soliloquizing.
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Referenced in April Fool's Day (1986) See more »

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Pace, pace mio Dio!
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From "La Forza del Destino" by Giuseppe Verdi
Murdered by Sheila Keith
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It is worth seeing just for such a legendary cast!
31 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

While this movie would not make the list of "Best Movies Ever Made," its cast makes it valuable to any buff of Classic Horror movies. I cannot understand why it is not offered on either VHS or DVD; as far as I know, it has never been made available and it is a great shame.


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