May 25th, 2013

horror classics 50

Movie Review: Carnival of Souls (1962)

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Carnival of Souls

Starring: Candace Hilligoss, Frances Feist, Sydney Berger
DIR: Herk Harvey

Blurb: After a traumatic accident, a woman becomes drawn to a mysterious abandoned carnival after experiencing a strange series of events post-accident.

Scene 01: We start our film on the streets, where we join a pair of guys in their car harrassing a trio of women in theirs. The guys are challenging our young women to a drag race, which our car driver accepts with a laugh. The passengers aren't too sure this is a good idea, but not one really protests the "all in good fun" street race.


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He advises caution, and that she not attempt to face these things alone, but she offers that he himself admitted that she has a remarkably strong will and she will not be put off from her course of action to end whatever this oddness is that is happening around her....