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Four elderly men, members of an informal social club called the Chowder Society, share a terrible secret buried deep in their pasts--a secret that comes back to haunt them to death. Has moments where it's chilling, but unfortunately they're few. Based on the best-selling novel by Peter Straub.

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Available on Running time 110 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Supernatural Horror, Special FX Wizards: Dick Smith, Ghosts, Ghouls, & Goblins
Screenplay
Lawrence D. Cohen
Cast
Fred Astaire, Melvyn Douglas, Douglas Fairbanks, John Houseman, Craig Wasson, Alice Krige, Patricia Neal
Cinematography
Jack Cardiff
Director
John Irvin
Music
Philippe Sarde
Other
Tom Rolf
Producer
Mark Huffam

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E Johnson

A horror film for adults depicting how literally our youth may come back to haunt us in our old age. Alice Krige is absolutely chilling in a way that no slasher-film boogey man could be. There are numerous scenes that gave me the willies, with the biggest being the bathtub scene with Craig Wasson. I think the presence of the two asylum escapees is unnecessary, and the plot bogs down in areas, or this film would deserve 4 stars. A clear example of how mood and nuance when coupled with outright scare tactics can make a movie truly frightening on an adult level.