Ep. 04-34: The Haunting (1963)

Dr. John Markway, an anthropologist with an interest in psychic phenomena, takes two specially selected women to Hill House, a reportedly haunted mansion. Eleanor (Julie Harris), a lonely, eccentric woman with a supernatural event in her past, and the bold Theodora (Claire Bloom), who has ESP, join John and the mansion’s heir, cynical Luke (Russ Tamblyn). Soon, strange sounds and mysterious events occur, and Eleanor comes to believe the house is alive and is addressing her.


Welcome to the superbly haunted world of Robert Wise. We covered the recent Mike Flanagan series adaption of this movie in our first season, and now we’re tackling the first film adaption of the classic novel by Shirley Jackson. Join us as we discuss what makes this film a classic, including the sublimely talented Wise, the use of atmosphere over special effects, and the small but talented cast. Listen, as Johnny Has the Keys enter that the house where silence lay steadily and whatever walks there, walks alone.



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Ep. 01-19: Hill House “Silence Lay Steadily”

Episode 19 – The Haunting of Hill House episode 10 “Silence Lay Steadily”

In this, the final installment of our deep-dive into The Haunting of Hill House, the Red Room’s contents are finally revealed as the Crain’s return to the house to confront old ghosts, unspeakable secrets and an insatiable evil. Join us as we discuss the conclusion to this extraordinary series, and the satisfying outcomes of the family in their final quest to save Luke. Will they survive the mysteries that have plagued them… and what will they do to ensure that Hill House no longer haunts them?

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Ep. 01-18: Hill House “Screaming Meemies”

Episode 18 “The Haunting of Hill House episode 9”

We continue our deep-dive into the Netflix series, The Haunting of Hill House to discover some major reveals in the plot… the Crain children’s mysteries finally unraveled, exposing the secrets that they have harbored for most of their lives. This episode centers on Olivia and the reasons behind the choices she made. Join us as we finally break the surface of this deliciously layered series and discuss the aspects that make it a classic in its own right. Who will survive as the Crain family enters Hill House one last time?

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Ep. 01-17: Hill House “Witness Marks”

Episode 17 The Haunting of Hill House Ep. 8

It’s Halloween night… and the family is returning to Hill House in search of the missing Luke. Steven and Hugh attempt to reconnect the fragments of their broken past, while Nell communicates to Shirley and Theo from beyond the grave. And as they all draw nearer to the imposing structure of their past, the Crain family prepares to confront the demons that have always haunted them.

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