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Crowhaven Farm (1970)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror | TV Movie 24 November 1970
A young couple inherits a farm. Hoping that the rural location might help to patch up their strained marriage, they move into it, only to be confronted by the supernatural forces that inhabit it.

Director:

Walter Grauman

Writer:

John McGreevey
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hope Lange ... Maggie Carey Porter
Paul Burke ... Ben Porter
Lloyd Bochner ... Kevin Pierce
John Carradine ... Nate Cheever
Cyril Delevanti ... Harold Dane
Milton Selzer ... Dr. Terminer
Patricia Barry ... Felicia
Cindy Eilbacher ... Jennifer
Woodrow Parfrey ... Sam Wardwell
June Dayton ... Madeleine Wardwell
Virginia Gregg ... Mercy Lewis
Louise Troy ... Claire Allen
Ross Elliott ... Fritz Allen (as Ross Elliot)
William Smith ... Patrolman Hayes
Pitt Herbert ... Henry Pearson
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Storyline

An aura of mystery and tales of supernatural activity surrounds Crowhaven Farm, when it comes into the possession of Ben and Maggie Porter, a couple moving to the farm to try for a chance to save their troubled marriage. Maggie immediately senses that all is not right, and that perhaps the farm's reputation for being haunted by restless spirits and being the home of an ancient coven of witches is true. Written by free_to_finn

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A chilling tale of vengeance from beyond the grave.

Genres:

Drama | Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Fazenda Crowhaven See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Mercy Lewis, a character in the movie, is also the name of a character in Arthur Miller's The Crucible, a play about a witch hunt. See more »

Goofs

In the movie, Jennifer's character has the mark of the devil on her RIGHT shoulder, but in the book Maggie reads, Jennifer's mark is on her LEFT shoulder. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Secret in the Stone (1999) See more »

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funyy you should say that...
22 March 2008 | by amberapple-1See all my reviews

I AM writing a book on that very subject! The Celluloid Bough: Cinema in the Wake of the Occult Revival.

I agree, this is a wonderful film, it certainly gave me nightmares as a kid. I am not sure it holds up as well as I'd hoped it would. But the basic conceit is fascinating and if anyone decided to do a remake it would probably be just as scary.

I think one aspect of the story that is very intriguing is not just the idea of reincarnation/past lives, but the idea that a young girl could seduce Hope Lange's husband and manipulate him into believing his wife is delusional..


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