House of Dies Drear (1984)

Genres - Horror  |   Sub-Genres - Haunted House Film  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The House of Dies Drear is a spooky old mansion where several strange events have occurred of late. An out-of-town family moves into the home, only to be confronted by an odd recluse (Joe Seneca) and by a neighbor warning them to get out "while you got the chance." The youngest members of the family (Howard Rollins Jr. and Shavar Ross) suspect that a human agent is causing the so-called "supernatural" events, and set out to investigate. House of Dies Drear originated as a two-part episode of the PBS series Wonderworks. It was first shown November 5 and 12, 1984.

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haunted-house, family, ghost, house, mansion, moving, neighbor, supernatural-forces, abolition [of slavery], investigation, slavery, underground-railroad