Terror in the Haunted House

views updated

Terror in the Haunted House ★★½ My World Dies Screaming 1958

Newlyweds move into an old house. The bride remembers it from her nightmares. First release featured the first use of Psychorama, a technique in which scary words or advertising messages were flashed on the screen for a fraction of a second—just long enough to cause subliminal response. The technique was banned later in the year. 90m/C VHS, DVD . Gerald Mohr, Cathy O'Donnell, William Ching, John Qualen, Barry Bernard; D: Harold Daniels; W: Robert C. Dennis; C: Frederick E. West; M: Darrell Calker.