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FILM The chilling horror I I story co-written and produced by Steven Spielberg , starring JoBeth Williams Craig T Nelson
The Freelings are just like any other Californian suburban family. Then one night their youngest child hears a voice from inside the television set.
An invasion of friendly spirits is followed by a terrifying force of evil which threatens to destroy the house and its occupants.
Director Tobe Hooper (1982)
FILM REVIEWS pages 47-52


Produced By: Steven Spielberg
Unknown: Jobeth Williams
Unknown: Craig T Nelson
Director: Tobe Hooper
Diane Freeling: Jobeth Williams
Steve Freeling: Craigt Nelson
DrLesh: Beatrice Straight
Dana Freeling: Dominique Dunne
Robbie Freeling: Ollver Robins
Carol Anne Freeling: Heather O'Rourke
Ben Tuthill: Michael McManus
MrsTuthill: Virginia Kiser
Marty: Martin Casella

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