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6.9
House on Haunted Hill
Directed By
William Castle
Produced By
William Castle
Robb White
Written By
Robb White
Starring
Vincent Price
Carol Ohmart
Elisha Cook Jr.
Carolyn Craig
Alan Marshal
Julie Mitchum
Richard Long
Music By
Richard Kayne
Richard Loring
Von Dexter
Cinematography
Carl E. Guthrie
Editing By
Roy V. Livingston

Produced By
William Castle Productions
Distributed By
Allied Artists
Runtime
75 minutes
Country
Flag of the United States United States
Language
English
Budget
$200,000 (estimated)
Gross
$1.2 million

This page is about the original film. For the remake, see House on Haunted Hill (1999).

House on Haunted Hill is a 1959 American horror film directed by William Castle.The film was written by Robb White and stars Vincent Price and Carol Ohmart. Price plays an eccentric millionaire, Frederick Loren, who, along with his wife Annabelle, has invited five people to the house for a "haunted house" party. Whoever stays in the house for one night will earn $10,000. As the night progresses, the guests are trapped within the house with an assortment of terrors.

The film is in the public domain.

Plot Edit

House on Haunted Hill is the tale of five people invited to saty the night in a haunted house, with the stipulation that all doors will be locked at midnight, allowing no accessible escape. Anyone who stays in the house for the entire night given that they are still alive, will each receive $10,000. It seems like a piece of cake, at least, until the ghosts arrive.

Cast Edit

  • Vincent Price - Frederick Loren
  • Carolyn Craig - Nora Manning
  • Richard Long - Lance Schroeder
  • Elisha Cook - Watson Pritchard
  • Carol Ohmart - Dr. David Trent
  • Julie Mitchum - Ruth Bridgers
  • Leona Anderson - Mrs. Slydes
  • Howard Hoffman - Jonas Slydes

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