Current Movie: The Haunting (1963) – Oct. 30
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Do you believe in ghosts? You just might after seeing the 1963 horror classic, The Haunting at the Hollywood theatre on Friday, October 30 at 7:00PM. Directed by Robert Wise (The Day the Earth Stood Still, West Side Story, Star Trek: The Motion Picture), The Haunting still raises neck hairs over 40 years later.
The vote was a close one, but The Haunting won out in the end. Kick off your Halloween weekend at the Hollywood with a true classic in terror!
Never seen the Haunting? Here’s the skinny:
Located in a remote part of New England and isolated from any nearby community, Hill House is a 90-year-old, 19th century mansion with a long history of death and murder. When Dr. John Markway gets a chance to stay there for a few weeks, he sees an opportunity to study what is reportedly a genuine haunted house. With several others including Luke Sanderson, Eleanor ‘Nell’ Lance and a one-named woman named Theodora, they prepare to launch their experiments. Theo is there because of her ESP skills while Nell had a previous experience with a poltergeist and Luke represents the family that still owns Hill House. Soon after their arrival, the temporary occupants begin to face terrifying ordeals. Nell, who has lived a sheltered and repressed life life having spent all of her time caring for her recently deceased mother, is the clearly focus of the emanations and the haunting. She is both terrified ans comforted in Hill House and part of her wants to stay. The spirits seem to want to keep her as well. —From IMDB
Venue: Hollywood TheatreToggle
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