The House of Dies Drear
The House of Dies Drear ★★½ 1988
A modern-day African American family moves into an old house that turns out to be haunted by the ghost of a long dead abolitionist. The family is transported back to the days of slavery as they interact with the ghost. Based on the story by Virginia Hamilton. Aired on PBS as part of the “Wonderworks” family movie series. 107m/C VHS, DVD . Howard E. Rollins Jr., Moses Gunn, Shavar Ross, Gloria Foster, Clarence Williams III; D: Allan Goldstein.