Dark Mansions


2h 1986

Brief Synopsis

Contemporary gothic drama about a young woman (Linda Purl) hired to write the family history of a shipbuilding dynasty and finding supernatural forces at work when she moves into the clan's compound on a lonely, windswept bluff near Seattle. Initially, Loretta Young had been coaxed out of retirement

Film Details

Release Date
1986
Location
Mendocino, California, USA; Beverly Hills, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Contemporary gothic drama about a young woman (Linda Purl) hired to write the family history of a shipbuilding dynasty and finding supernatural forces at work when she moves into the clan's compound on a lonely, windswept bluff near Seattle. Initially, Loretta Young had been coaxed out of retirement by executive producer and friend Aaron Spelling to play the family matriarch, but changed her mind after seeing the script and allowed the role to go to Joan Fontaine in this pilot to a prospective series.

Film Details

Release Date
1986
Location
Mendocino, California, USA; Beverly Hills, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States August 23, 1986