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Starring (View all)
Fred Astaire Fred Astaire
Ricky Hawthorne
Melvyn Douglas Melvyn Douglas
John Jaffrey
Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Edward Wanderley
John Houseman John Houseman
Sears James
Craig Wasson Craig Wasson
Don / David
Patricia Neal Patricia Neal
Stella
Alice Krige Alice Krige
Alma / Eva


Written by
Peter Straub Peter Straub
(novel)
Lawrence D. Cohen Lawrence D. Cohen
(screenplay)


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9 years, 3 months ago at Oct 15 22:57
Only a fraction of the novel, but still quite a film. It's not that the film is so scary, but that the ghost is so alluring. This film has the big boss from Rollerball.
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Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.
Release date: 18 December 1981
UPC: 014381422825
Tags: Ghosts (3), Horror (3), 1981 (2), Ghost (2), Woman (1), Female Frontal Nudity (1), Secret (1), Past (1), 1930s (1), Nudity (1), Small Town (1), Curse (1), Drowning (1), Corps (1), Automobile (1), Supernatural (1), Accident (1), Female Nudity (1), Bathtub Scene (1), Fall From Height (1)
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