The Haunting (1963 movie)

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The Haunting
Directed byRobert Wise
Screenplay byNelson Gidding
Based onThe Haunting of Hill House
by Shirley Jackson
Produced byRobert Wise
CinematographyDavis Boulton
Edited byErnest Walter
Music byHumphrey Searle
Argyle Enterprises[1]
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • 18 September 1963 (1963-09-18)
Running time
114 minutes[2]
CountryUnited Kingdom
Budget$1.05 million
Box office$1.02 million[3]

The Haunting is a 1963 British horror movie. It is based on novel The Haunting of Hill House The movie is about a small group of people who come to a haunted house that comes to life. Julie Harris plays Eleanor. Claire Bloom plays Theodora. Richard Johnson plays Dr. Markway. It was released on 16 September 1963.

This movie was remade in 1999. Many critics did not like the remake.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Haunting". Monthly Film Bulletin. 31 (360). British Film Institute: 4–5.
  2. "THE HAUNTING (X)". Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. British Board of Film Classification. 28 March 1963. Retrieved 4 September 2013.
  3. "Top Rental Features of 1963", Variety, 8 January 1964 p 71. Please note figures are rentals as opposed to total gross.

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