The Hearse

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1980
  • Color
  • Running Time: 95 Min.
  • Production Co: Marimark Productions
  • Distribution Co: Crown International Pictures (1980) (USA) (theatrical) | Saguenay Films (1980) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Directed by George Bowers
  • Written by William Bleich & Mark Tenser
  • Starring Trish Van Devere, Joseph Cotten, David Gautreaux, Donald Hotton, Med Flory
  • Produced by Newton P. Jacobs, Charles Russell, Mark Tenser
  • Original Music by Webster Lewis
  • Cinematography by Mori Kawa
  • Film Editing by George Berndt

Plot Summary

  • Newly divorced Jane Hardy (Trish Van Devere) decides to spend the summer in a home given to her by her dead aunt. On the way there, she has a dangerous encounter with an old hearse, and it doesn't take her long to discover that the house itself is haunted. It seems that the aunt was dabbling in the occult while she was alive. When Jane meets charming local Tom Sullivan (David Gautreaux), she is attracted to him, and desire overshadows signs that he may be the ghost of her dead aunt's lover.


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