House On Haunted Hill (1959)

House On Haunted Hill (1959)
Five strangers are contacted by millionaire Frederick Loreh and agree to stay locked inside a haunted house with the agreement of being paid $10,000 if they survive the night. But once the doors are locked, will the house ghosts search out new victims? Here are a few movie mistakes to look for in 1959’s “House on Haunted Hill”.

· At the beginning of the movie, the party invitees are being introduced. The close-up interior views in the car show the rear window behind each person is shaded/covered. The outer view of the vehicles shows the back windows are clear.

· Frederick walks into the room to get Annabelle to come down to the party. He picks up the unopened bottle of champagne which still has foil wrapped around the neck of the bottle. The foil is still there when he starts to shake it and points the end of the bottle at her. It cuts to a wider view of the two when he mentions making the headlines for killing his wife, and, when he takes his hand away from the bottle, the foil is now gone.

· As everyone is looking over the vat of acid, Watson Pritchard is telling them how unordinary the murders in the house have been. Nora Manning can be seen looking at the vat with her hands by her side. The view changes as Lance tells her to look out, and her left hand is up, near her throat.

· CAUTION: May Contain Spoilers! The Skeleton “pushes” Annabelle in acid and there is a large puddle on the floor next to the open vat. Frederick tosses the Skeleton in the vat a few moments later, the puddle is gone.

“House on Haunted Hill” (1959) stars Vincent Price, Carol Ohmart, Richard Long, Alan Marshal, Carolyn Craig, Elisha Cook Jr, and Julie Mitchum. It runs 75 minutes and is rated “Approved”.

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