The Watcher in the Woods


1h 40m 1980

Brief Synopsis

When an American family moves into a beautiful old English house in a wooded area, strange, paranormal things happen. One daughter sees, and the other daughter hears, the voice of a teenage girl who mysteriously disappeared during a total solar eclipse decades before.

Film Details

Also Known As
Watcher in the Woods
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Adventure
Horror
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1980
Production Company
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

When an American family moves into a beautiful old English house in a wooded area, strange, paranormal things happen. One daughter sees, and the other daughter hears, the voice of a teenage girl who mysteriously disappeared during a total solar eclipse decades before.

Crew

Vic Armstrong

Stunt Supervisor

Hugh Attwooll

Associate Producer

Peter Bennet

Location Manager

Bob Broughton

Special Effects Photography

Robin Browne

Process Photography

Jill Carpenter

Makeup (Bette Davis)

Allan Cassie

Assistant Director

Brian Clemens

Screenwriter

Art Cruickshank

Special Effects Photography

Rita Davison

Location Manager

Harrison Ellenshaw

Other

John Emerson

Other

Kay Fenton

Script Supervisor

Eileen Fletcher

Makeup (Bette Davis)

Geoffrey Foot

Editor

Andy Gaskill

Other

Ernie Gasser

Makeup Supervisor

Rick Geinrichs

Other

Godfrey Godar

Additional Photography

Joe Hale

Animation Supervisor ("Other World")

Joe Hale

Other

Leon R Harris

Sequence Creator ("Other World")

Don Henry

Visual Effects

Claude Hitchcock

Sound Recording

Richard Hoult

Assistant Director

Alan Hume

Director Of Photography

Gerry Humphreys

Sound Recording

Joyce James

Hairstyles

Dick Kendall

Visual Effects

Danny Lee

Mechanical Effects ("Other World")

Tom Leetch

Co-Producer

Brian Longbotham

Other

Jack Lowin

Camera Operator

Malcolm Macintosh

Camera Operator

John Mansbridge

Art Direction ("Other World")

David Mattingly

Visual Effects

David Mattingly

Matte Artist ("Other World")

Ron Miller

Producer

Stanley Myers

Music; Music Director

Sam Nicholson

Other

Emma Porteous

Costumes

Florence Engel Randall

Source Material (From Novel)

Basil Rayburn

Production Supervisor

John Richardson

Special Effects

Elliot Scott

Production Designer

Henry Selick

Other

Jim Shields

Sound Editor

Rosemary Anne Sisson

Screenwriter

Bobbie Smith

Hairstyles

Harry Spalding

Screenwriter

Maude Spector

Casting

Ian Whittaker

Set Decorator

Film Details

Also Known As
Watcher in the Woods
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Adventure
Horror
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1980
Production Company
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1980

Released in United States 1980