|release date||February 17 1959|
|studio||20th Century Fox|
|starring||Vincent Price, Carolyn Craig, Richard Long, Elisha Cook Jr., Carol Ohmart|
|tagline||See it with someone with warm hands!|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisFive diverse people are invited to a 'haunted house' party. They are offered $10,000 each by an eccentric millionaire and his wife to spend the night in a house with a murderous past.
Gimmick king William Castle’s best and most famous film is also the ultimate showcase for horror legend Vincent Price. Price steals the show as Frederick Loren, a thoroughly charming and gleefully sinister eccentric millionaire who invites five strangers to spend the night in a “haunted” house with himself and his vampish wife Annabelle, with the promise that everyone who survives until morning will receive $10,000. On the outside, the house is a blocky, modern affair, but inside it is vintage ghost digs, complete with secret doors, dark corridors and even a vat of acid in the wine cellar. Once the caretakers leave for the evening, the house is locked down tight and no one else can leave, meaning they are at the mercy of the malevolent force – man or monster? – lurking in the shadows. …Read More