The Old Dark House (1963 film)

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The Old Dark House is a 1963 film about an American who sells cars in England and receives a mysterious invitation from an old, eccentric millionaire to visit his house in which he lives with his twin brother. It is a remake of the 1932 film of the same name.

Directed by William Castle. Written by Robert Dillon, based on the 1927 novel Benighted by J. B. Priestley.
READY! SET! LAUGH! Join the fun in a nut-house of terror!  (taglines)

Dialogue[edit]

Tom Penderel: You, uh... why, you must be very lonely. Well, I mean, uh, all alone...
Morgana Femm: Oh, you have no idea. Every night in this house, with just a whole family of Femms.

Agatha Femm: [Knitting] I capture time and space in my stitches. Sometimes I wonder what would happen if I stopped.
Tom Penderel: Happen? To you?
Agatha Femm: No, no. To the world.

Taglines[edit]

  • READY! SET! LAUGH! Join the fun in a nut-house of terror!
  • The Key to Spooks, Kooks, and Coffin Nooks... where the host with the most turns into a Ghost... and you... die...LAUGHING!
  • Scared stiff? Take a coffin-break!... to steady your nerves...and stifle your laughter!

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