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The Resource William Castle horror collection : five films from the master of fright, (DVD)

William Castle horror collection : five films from the master of fright, (DVD)

Label
William Castle horror collection : five films from the master of fright
Title
William Castle horror collection
Title remainder
five films from the master of fright
Title variation
  • Thirteen ghosts
  • Thirteen frightened girls
  • Mister Sardonicus
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • 13 ghosts: "When an eccentric uncle wills a huge, ramshackle house to his impoverished family, they get the shock of a lifetime. Their new residence comes complete with a spooky housekeeper, plus a fortune in a buried treasure and 12 horrifying ghosts"--Container
  • 13 frightened girls: "The girls of a Swiss boarding school have one thing in common, they are all daughters of diplomats One in particular finds out that she has a knack fir espionage, and uncovers the murder of a Russian diplomat. Now she must escape using her girlish wiles"--Container
  • Mr. Sardonicus: "Desperate to retrieve a winning lottery ticket, a greedy man unearths his father's corpse. An enormous jackpot is his reward, but not without price: his face is frozen permanently into a hideous grin. He enlists his one eyed servant to help him lift the curse"--Container
  • Homicidal: "In the small town of Solvang, there;s a killer on the loose and the nurse taking care of a wheelchair bound stroke victim has a bedside manner to die for. As the truth is uncovered, a town's most chilling mystery will be revealed...and a family's darkest secret"--Container
  • The old dark house: "An American car salesman living in London is invited to spend the weekend at the Femm estate. The Femms, trapped in the house due to an ancestor's will, live in fear as they are taken out one at a time. Tom is left to figure out who the killer is before he becomes a victim himself!"--Container
Cataloging source
GZG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • 13 ghosts: Columbia Pictures presents a William Castle production ; directed and produced by William Castle ; editor, Edwin H. Bryant ; writer, Robb White ; music, Von Dexter
  • 13 frightened girls: Columbia Pictures presents a William Castle production ; produced and directed by William Castle ; associate producer, Dona Holloway ; editor, Edwin H. Bryant ; screenplay by Robert Dillon ; story by Otis L. Guernsey Jr. ; music, Van Alexander
  • Mr. Sardonicus: Columbia Pictures presents a William Castle production ; director, William Castle ; writer, Ray Russell ; producer, William Castle and Dona Holloway ; editor, Edwin H. Bryant ; music, Vo Dexter
  • Homicidal: Columbia Pictures presents a William Castle production ; directed by William Castle ; writer, Robb White ; producer, William Castle and Dana Holloway ; editor, Edwin H. Bryant ; music, Hugo Friedhofer
  • The old dark house: Columbia Pictures presents William Castle-Hammer production ; director, William Castle ; screenplay, Robert Dillon ; producer, William Castle, Dona Holloway, Anthony Hinds ; editor, James Needs ; music, Denjamin Frankel
Dewey number
791.4372
Language note
Audio in English; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997.A1
LC item number
W555 2015
PerformerNote
  • 13 ghosts: Charles Herbert, Jo Morrow, Martin Milner, Rosemary DeCamp, Donald Woods, Margaret Hamilton, John Van Dreelen
  • 13 frightened girls: Murray Hamilton, Joyce Taylor, Hugh Marlowe, Khigh Dhiegh, Kathy Dunn, Lynne Sue Moon, Charlie Briggs, Norma Varden
  • Mr. Sardonicus: Ronald Lewis, Audrey Dalton, Guy Rolfe, Oskar Homolka, Vladimire Sokoloff, Erika Peters
  • Homicidal: Glenn Corbett, Patricia Breslin, Eugenie Leontovich, Alan Bruce, Richard Rust
  • The old dark house: Tom Poston, Robert Morley, Janette Scott, Joyce Grenfell, Mervyn Johns, Fenella Fielding, Peter Bull
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1984
  • 1918-
  • 1909-1998
  • 1922-2013
  • 1909-1990
  • active 1959-2000
  • 1939-
  • 1931-2015
  • 1913-2001
  • 1906-1998
  • 1902-1985
  • 1932-
  • 1911-1982
  • 1928-1982
  • 1898-1978
  • 1889-1962
  • 1933-1993
  • 1938-1994
  • 1938-
  • 1910-1979
  • 1927-
  • 1912-1984
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dunn, Kathy
  • Moon, Lynn Sue
  • Priestley, J. B.
  • Guernsey, Otis L.
  • Russell, Ray
  • Castle, William
  • Bryant, Edwin H.
  • Holloway, Dona
  • Hinds, Anthony
  • White, Robb
  • Dillon, Robert
  • Needs, James
  • Herbert, Charles
  • Morrow, Jo
  • Milner, Martin
  • De Camp, Rosemary
  • Woods, Donald
  • Hamilton, Margaret
  • Van Dreelen, John
  • Hamilton, Murray
  • Taylor, Joyce
  • Marlowe, Hugh
  • Diegh, Khigh
  • Briggs, Charlie
  • Varden, Norma
  • Lewis, Ronald
  • Dalton, Audrey
  • Rolfe, Guy
  • Homolka, Oscar
  • Sokoloff, Vladimir
  • Peters, Erika
  • Corbett, Glenn
  • Breslin, Pat
  • Leontovich, Eugenie
  • Bruce, Alan
  • Rust, Richard
  • Poston, Tom
  • Morley, Robert
  • Scott, Janette
  • Grenfell, Joyce
  • Johns, Mervyn
  • Fielding, Fenella
  • Bull, Peter
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Hammer Film Productions
  • Mill Creek Entertainment
Runtime
438
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ghost plays
  • Haunted houses
  • Boarding schools
  • Boarding school students
  • Schoolgirls
  • Espionage
  • Russians
  • Diplomats
  • Lottery tickets
  • Serial murders
  • Disappeared persons
  • Avarice
  • Trapping
  • Feature films
  • Horror films
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • London (England)
Technique
live action
Label
William Castle horror collection : five films from the master of fright, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Collective title and description from container
  • The old dark house based on a novel by J.B. Priestley; remake of a film made in 1932
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
[Disc 1]. 13 ghosts (1960 ; b&w, 85 min.) ; 13 frightened girls (1963 ; col., 88 min.) -- [Disc 2]. Mr. Sardonicus (1961 ; b&w, 90 min.) ; Homicidal (1961 ; b&w, 88 min.) ; The old dark house (1962 ; col., 87 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (438 min)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
683904540430
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921149856
  • 802166
  • (OCoLC)ocn921149856
  • 802166
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1, 1.78:1); Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
William Castle horror collection : five films from the master of fright, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Collective title and description from container
  • The old dark house based on a novel by J.B. Priestley; remake of a film made in 1932
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
[Disc 1]. 13 ghosts (1960 ; b&w, 85 min.) ; 13 frightened girls (1963 ; col., 88 min.) -- [Disc 2]. Mr. Sardonicus (1961 ; b&w, 90 min.) ; Homicidal (1961 ; b&w, 88 min.) ; The old dark house (1962 ; col., 87 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (438 min)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
683904540430
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921149856
  • 802166
  • (OCoLC)ocn921149856
  • 802166
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1, 1.78:1); Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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