The House of Dies Drear

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The House of Dies Drear (1984)

Based on the book by Virginia Hamilton
Now Available on DVD

This eerie ghost story with a twist reaches back o the days of slavery and underground railroads. Spooky antics begin when a modern-day black family moves into a historic old house that seems to be haunted by murdered abolitionist Dies Drear. Dramatic special effects help build suspense as Walter Small and his son Thomas seek to discover the secrets of the legendary haunted house. Featuring an award-winning cast: Oscar nominee Howard Rollins, Jr. (Ragtime, A Soldiers Story), Emmy nominee Moses Gunn (Roots), Shavar Ross (Booker, Different Strokes), and Joe Seneca (A Time to Kill, Malcom X ).

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