Ninety years ago, Hugh Crain built Hill House in a remote area of New England. When his wife moves to the villa, she has an accident and dies. Bitter Hugh Crain and his daughter Abigail stay alone in Hill House. Hugh Crain marries again and his new wife dies in Hill House as well. He moves to England and dies. Abigail stays alone. If she is an old and invalid woman, she hires a paid companion from the village, but the woman neglects her and she dies. The companion inherits Hill House, but the mansion drives her crazy and commits suicide. In these days (1963) Dr. John Markway the villa of the heir Mrs. Sanderson, to study the supernatural and to prove the existence of ghosts. He invites clairvoyant Theodora 'Theo' and the out of balance and needy Eleanor 'Nell' Lance to vacation at Hill House, and enters the villa with skeptical future heir Luke Sanderson. At night, the quartet witnesses supernatural manifestations in the home, and Nell's mental health is influenced by their spirits.
First class Fantasy film produced in 1963 in United States. The Haunting is little different than other movies made in hollywood, but you will not regret watching it online. It has everything what a good film should have, great dialogues and many memorable scenes. Of course I also remember about the top hollywood cast. The movie was directed by Robert Wise. Enjoy watching, you can also filter all movies to show only movie directed by Robert Wise or starring only Julie Harris, just click on the names.