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Interesting Archive Treasure Feb 25th

A failed TV pilot from Psycho-screenwriter and Outer Limits guru Joseph Stefano from the UCLA Film/TV Archive

THE HAUNTED
(a.k.a. The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre)
(1965) Directed by Joseph Stefano

Martin Landau stars as a Los Angeles-based architect-cum-paranormal investigator who specializes in assessing and exorcising old homes. Stefano here weaves together vengeance, hallucinogens and a “bleeding ghost” in a gothic telefilm that was deemed too frightening to air by network executives. Stefano's only directorial effort, this extremely rare pilot never aired in the U.S.

Also has Dame Judith Anderson!
Tags: film, la, ucla
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