The Haunting (1963) Movie Review Summary

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This is the original film version of Shirley Jackson's "The Haunting of Hill House." A mentally fragile woman named Eleanor who recently lost her mother goes with a small group of people to investigate a old house to see if it really is haunted. The house really is haunted and does its best to scare the crap out of everyone, eventually driving Eleanor insane. Sans blood and gore, this film nevertheless still manages to creep you out.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   fantasy story on present day Earth Horror film?    -   Yes Kind of Horror Story    -   why do we stay in the haunted house?

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


Earth setting:    -   20th Century (1900-1950) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Misc settings    -   mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Tone of movie    -   fearful Is this movie based on a    -   book

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