Legend of Hell House, The (1973, GBR) C-94m. *** D: John Hough. Starring Pamela Franklin, Roddy McDowall, Clive Revill, Gayle Hunnicutt, Roland Culver, Peter Bowles, Michael Gough. A physicist (Revill), a mental medium (Franklin), and a survivor (McDowall) are hired to investigate mysterious haunted house that is said to kill all the people who enter. Good atmosphere achieved by creative camerawork (by Alan Hume) and chilling electronic score. Doesn't hold up to the very end but remains convincing. Based on the novel Hell House by Richard Matheson.

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