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The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre (1964)

Terrified of being buried alive by mistake, a woman puts a phone in her crypt to be able to call home if she needs help. She dies and nothing happens. One day, the phone suddenly rings. Paranormal investigator Nelson Orion is brought in.

Director:

Joseph Stefano

Writers:

Joseph Stefano (creator), Joseph Stefano
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Cast

Cast overview:
Martin Landau ... Nelson Orion
Judith Anderson ... Paulina (as Dame Judith Anderson)
Diane Baker ... Vivia Mandore
Tom Simcox ... Henry Mandore
Nellie Burt Nellie Burt ... Mary Finch
Leonard Stone ... Benedict Sloane
Priscilla Morrill ... The School Teacher
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Terrified of being buried alive by mistake, a woman puts a phone in her crypt to be able to call home if she needs help. She dies and nothing happens. One day, the phone suddenly rings. Paranormal investigator Nelson Orion is brought in.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 August 1967 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Haunted See more »

Filming Locations:

Malibu, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Villa Di Stefano See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Joseph Stefano and Martin Landau planned for the movie to be the pilot for a new show similar in concept to Twilight Zone and Outer Limits, but with much more focus on horror. TV station that aired the film received complaints that the movie is too scary and disturbing, so the station scrapped both the movie and the project. See more »

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my favorite ghost story film ( contains spoilers)
27 August 2013 | by sonnythefatSee all my reviews

I also saw this film on TV in Sydney Australian several times in the late nineteen sixties and early seventies. Very scary and Moody with a great soundtrack . martin landau was a skeptical paranormal investigator and there was a twist with a tourist scam going wrong .and a tragic death and mistaken supernatural identity.the scene where the "ghost" is revealed is super scary and original i have most of my favorite ghost story films on DVD like "lets scare Jessica to death" "ugetsu" "the uninvited" "13 gantry row" "carnival of souls" and "The shining so if there is a DVD of ghost of it can be found I want a copy too


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