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Night of Dark Shadows (1971)

A painter and his wife move into a home and find themselves plagued by ghosts and spirits of his ancestors that used to be witches.

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A painter and his wife move into a home and find themselves plagued by ghosts and spirits of his ancestors that used to be witches.

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Just another night of... terror! See more »


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Release Date:

4 August 1971 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Curse of Dark Shadows  »

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Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

A prologue was scripted but never filmed that involved a hippie that sneaks into Collinwood on a rainy night only to be killed by Angelique and Gerard. The role of the hippie was intended to be played by either Keith Prentice or Michael Stroka. See more »

Quotes

Carlotta Drake: There is no longer any place for Mrs. Collins.
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Crazy Credits

When the MGM lion roars, no sound comes out. See more »

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This film is fine despite being butchered in the editing process

This is a film that simply must be restored. Approx. 1/3 of it's footage was left on the cutting room floor. If it seems incoherent at times, that's why. Even in it's truncated condition, it's a fine, moody piece and holds together surprisingly well. How many other movies could we say that about?


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