Carnival of Souls
|Carnival of Souls|
|Directed by||Herk Harvey|
|Produced by||Herk Harvey|
|Music by||Gene Moore|
|Distributed by||Herts-Lion International Corp.|
Carnival of Souls is a 1962 American independent horror movie. It was written, produced, and directed by Herk Harvey, and starring Candace Hilligoss. The story is about Mary Henry, a young woman who had a car accident. She moves to a new city, but she can't fit in. She becomes curious about the pavilion of an abandoned carnival. The director Harvey is also in the movie as a creepy stranger who follows her a lot.
Release[change | change source]
Carnival of Souls was shown at the Main Street Theatre in Lawrence, Kansas, in September 1962. The US release of Carnival of Souls did not include a copyright on the prints, so the movie was automatically in the public domain.
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References[change | change source]
- Weldon, Michael (1996). The Psychotronic Video Guide To Film. New York City: Macmillan. p. 93. ISBN 978-0-312-13149-4.
- Brody, Richard (September 27, 2016). "The Front Row: "Carnival of Souls"". The New Yorker. New York City: Condé Nast.
- Hilligoss 2016, p. 187.
- Gleiberman, Owen (April 7, 2011). "'Carnival of Souls': The movie that inspired 'Insidious' is the spookiest, weirdest, and maybe greatest horror film you've never seen". Entertainment Weekly. New York City: Meredith Corporation. Retrieved October 4, 2017.
- Barone, Matt; et al. (July 18, 2013). "The 50 Scariest Movies of All Time". Complex. New York City: Complex Media Inc. Retrieved October 4, 2017.
- Maltin 2014, p. 218.
- "Preserved Projects". Academy Film Archive.
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- Carnival of Souls on IMDb
- Carnival of Souls at AllMovie
- Carnival of Souls at the TCM Movie Database
- Carnival of Souls at the American Film Institute Catalog
- Carnival of Souls at Rotten Tomatoes
- Carnival Of Souls 2016 CC is available for free download at the Internet Archive