Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 30 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|What kind of infomercials did Luke say he watched?||The Haunting
Welcome Home Eleanor. After the blood was removed, Hugh Cranes face looked like a skeleton.
Milan. 'Prada, Milan not New York. But they're killing me. Small price to pay for such savage kicks.'
|What kind of flowers did Nell see in the greenhouse?||The Haunting
Violets. Nell said someone must have died there because there were violets.
|What was the name of the textile mill Nell saw in the ledger in the study?||The Haunting
Concord. This was on the first page of the ledger when Nell brushed the dust off of it.
|Where did Nell see the ad for the insomnia study?||The Haunting
Newspaper. Nell got a mysterious call telling her to look in the newspaper for the ad.
He was her great-great-grandfather.. The spirits of the trapped children chose Nell as their rescuer because she was "family". Carolyn Crain was her great-great-grandmother.
Power Sleep. While reading, he was popping Pez candy into his mouth. Soon after, he came to Nell's and Theo's aid during their first ghostly experience.
The Teletubbies. Luke had mentioned this to Nell while he was looking at the carvings by the fireplace.
11 years. On the first night at the house, Nell mentioned to the others that ever since she was young, it was her job to care for her sickly mother. When Mrs. Vance was alive, she would bang on the wall with her cane in order to wake Nell up at night. After Mrs. Vance died, Nell would awaken at night, reflexively, because of her mother's incessant nightly banging. Nell was at the house because of this habit. She was hoping Dr. Marrow would help her kick the habit and sleep soundly.
Theo's. David's last name (Marrow) was mentioned many times in the movie. Nell's last name (Vance) was mentioned at least three times. Luke's last name (Sanderson) was mentioned at least twice. Theo was the only house guest whose last name wasn't mentioned.
Nell. Eleanor was called that by her sister. Upon meeting Nell, Theo and Luke also called her that. Dr. Marrow referred to her as "Eleanor".
Hill House. The house was built by Hugh Crain for his wife, Renee. They wanted to have children. Unfortunately, Renee was unable to have any children, so Hugh Crain, who kept children working in sweatshops, took several of the children from the sweatshops to live in the house. Crain was cruel to the children, and this later drove Renee to commit suicide.
Mrs. Markway. Nell is leaving when suddenly the house takes control of the car. When Nell starts drifting off into a daze, suddenly we see Grace run behind a tree in front of the car. The shock of seeing Grace Markway makes her lose control of the car and plough it into the tree.
Help, Eleanor come home. Luke finds the writing on the wall in the hallway. Nell gets scared that the house knows her name, then she thinks one of the other people in the house might have written it just to play with her.
|Luke is going to inherit Hill House from his aunt. What does he say his plans for the house are?||"The Haunting" (1963)
To turn it into a nightclub. He thinks Hill House is prime real estate and one of the acts for the nightclub would be a line of beautiful chorus girls dancing down the spiral staircase. This is when we find out about the fragility of the staircase. Luke mimics the dancing girls and the staircase begins to shake.
Valentine Dyall. Valentine Dyall plays the hostile country caretaker and he only appears in the one scene near the beginning to let Nell in through the gates. Nell says that she's going to 'report' his threatening behaviour.
Nelson Gidding wrote the screenplay, Richard Johnson plays Dr.Markway and Claude Jones is the parking lot attendant.
play gin with him. Dr. Markway obtains the keys of Hill House from the present owner Mrs. Sanderson, so he can undertake his experiment into the paranormal. She mentions that Luke is going because one day he hopes to inherit the house. Then she warns him about Luke's card playing talent. Dr. Markway thinks he might have natural ESP abilities.
|What are Luke and Dr. Markway chasing outside that separates them from Nell and Theo?||"The Haunting" (1963)
A dog. They think they hear a dog go past their bedroom and chase it outside, then the banging on the door starts in Nell and Theo's room. The 'dog' noise is created by Hill House and is intended to separate Luke and Dr. Markway from Nell and Theo.
Boston to Hill House. Eleanor lives in Boston with her sister and brother-in-law when she gets invited to Hill House to do a scientific study of the paranormal. The story is set in New England but is filmed in England. When Eleanor comes out of the parking lot in Boston, we can clearly see two English Bobbies through the rear window.
What's wrong? Too much Vermouth?. Nell and Theo freeze after hearing a strange noise approaching, when Luke walks in stirring martinis in a jug! This is the strange noise they heard. He later explains how he 'majored' in martinis at college. This comment shows that Luke is the fun character and he doesn't take the scientific experiment seriously.