the House on Haunted Hill re-watched

The House on Haunted Hill is a clasisc movie with Vincent Price.  Price stars as a millionaire who invites five people to spend a night in a supposedly huanted house. Five or six unusal murders took place in the house.  Price will play them $10000 if they survive. That was a lot of money then.

Price’s character is married for the fourth time. His previous wives died under mysterious circumanstances. His current wife seems to hate him.  She doesn’t want to join the party.

Unusal things start to happen.  Blood seems to drip from the ceiling.  People die.  It looks creepy in black and white . The movie was originally in 3D.

This is not Price’s best movie. His best movie might be the Abominable Dr. Phibes.  However Price is very good, he had a great voice and he speaks with a hint of menace. Elisha Cook Jr is on hand in a supporting  role and he is not on hand for comic relief. His character knows a lot about the house.

I am not sure if I want to watch the 1999 verison for comparison purposes.


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