The Legend of Hell House (1973) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Legend of Hell House

John Hough, 1973

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Hell House
Richard Matheson, 1971

The Legend of Hell House is a movie directed by John Hough in 1973 and based on the book Hell House by Richard Matheson, first published in 1971. The movie features Pamela Franklin, Roddy McDowall, Clive Revill, Gayle Hunnicutt, Roland Culver, Peter Bowles, and others.

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6.7

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Movie Poster: The Legend of Hell House (John Hough, 1973)

7.5

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Book Cover: Hell House (Richard Matheson, 1971)

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Audiobook cover of Hell House, the 1971 book by Richard Matheson.

Hell House

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Storyline

The physicist Dr. Lionel Barrett is enlisted by eccentric millionaire Mr. Deutsch to make an investigation into survival after death in the one place where it has yet to be refuted. This is Belasco House, the Mount Everest of haunted houses, originally owned by the notorious Roaring Giant Emeric Belasco, a six-foot-five perverted millionaire and supposed murderer, who disappeared soon after a massacre at his home.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Legend of Hell House, the 1973 movie by John Hough

Year

1973

Minutes

95

Movie Rate

6.70

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Legend of Hell House

Country: UK

Year: 1973

Length: 1h35m

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Cover of Hell House, the 1971 book by Richard Matheson

Year

1971

Pages

301

Book Rate

7.56

S: Goodreads

Book

Hell House

Country: USA

First published in: 1971

Length: 301 pages

Genre: Fiction

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