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Poltergeist

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starring
Jobeth Williams Craig T. Nelson
Heather O'Rourke Steven Spielberg , director of Close
Encounters of the Third
Kind and E. T., produced this magical and chilling excursion into horror and the unknown.
The Freelings - Steve, Diane and their children - are just like any other Californian suburban family. But one night their youngest, 10-year-old Carol Anne , hears a voice from inside the television set. At first there is an invasion of friendly spirits, but then a terrifying force of evil threatens to destroy the house and carry off the children into the other world.
Screenplay by STEVEN SPIELBERG MICHAEL GRAIS and MARK VICTOR Based on a story by STEVEN SPIELBERG Produced by STEVEN SPIELBERG. FRANK MARSHALL Directed by TOBE HOOPER
(First showing on British television)
● FILMS: page 27
★ CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Jobeth Williams
Unknown: Craig T. Nelson
Unknown: Heather O'Rourke
Unknown: Steven Spielberg
Unknown: Carol Anne
Unknown: Steven Spielberg
Unknown: Michael Grais
Unknown: Mark Victor
Story By: Steven Spielberg
Produced By: Steven Spielberg.
Produced By: Frank Marshall
Directed By: Tobe Hooper
Diane Freeling: Jobeth Williams
Steve Freeling: Craig T. Nelson
DrLesh: Beatrice Straight
Dan Freeling: Dominique Dunne
Robbie Freeling: Oliver Robbins
Carol Anne Freeling: Heather O'Rourke
Ben Tuthill: Michael McManus
Mrs Tuthill: Virginia Kiser
Marty: Martin Casella
Ryan: Richard Lawson
Tangina: Zelda Rubinstein
Mr Teague: James Karen

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