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The Dark Secret of Harvest Home 

A young couple moves to a quiet New England village, only to soon find themselves mixed up in mysterious rituals.
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1978  
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Bette Davis ...  Widow Fortune 2 episodes, 1978
David Ackroyd David Ackroyd ...  Nick Constantine 2 episodes, 1978
Rosanna Arquette ...  Kate Constantine 2 episodes, 1978
Rene Auberjonois ...  Jack Stump 2 episodes, 1978
John Calvin ...  Justin Hooke 2 episodes, 1978
Norman Lloyd ...  Amys Penrose 2 episodes, 1978
Linda Marsh ...  Maggie Dodd 2 episodes, 1978
Joanna Miles ...  Beth Constantine 2 episodes, 1978
Michael O'Keefe ...  Worthy Pettinger 2 episodes, 1978
Laurie Prange Laurie Prange ...  Sophie Hooke 2 episodes, 1978
Donald Pleasence ...  Narrator 2 episodes, 1978
Lina Raymond Lina Raymond ...  Tamar Penrose 2 episodes, 1978
Tracey Gold ...  Missy Penrose 2 episodes, 1978
Stephen Joyce ...  Robert Dodd 2 episodes, 1978
Michael Durrell ...  Ty Barth 2 episodes, 1978
Martin Shakar ...  David Adwell 2 episodes, 1978
Grayce Grant Grayce Grant ...  Mrs. Pettinger 2 episodes, 1978
Steve Gustafson Steve Gustafson ...  Jimmy Minerva 2 episodes, 1978
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A young couple moves to a quiet New England village, only to soon find themselves mixed up in mysterious rituals.

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kuoleman sato See more »

Filming Locations:

Kingsville, Ohio, USA

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Universal Television See more »
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Mono

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Color (Technicolor)

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1.33 : 1
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In a 1977 Associated Press article, Bette Davis stated that Widow Fortune was "a part I've wanted ever since Tom Tryon wrote the book." See more »

Quotes

Justin Hooke: I didn't know you city boys liked to fight.
Nick Constantine: Next to lovin' it's what we do best.
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The ghoulish Ms. Davis at her best
23 November 2000 | by ariel_778See all my reviews

This was a terrific mini-series with just the right mix of fantasy and horror. The reverence the people of this matriarchal town holds for its main crop, corn, is nearly as creepy as the out of control little girl who foresees things. Nice touches were the long sharp scissors Ms. Davis wore on a cord hanging from the belt of her long black dress, the shunning of the old couple and the suitable cluelessness of the menfolk.

This was an edge of your seat, can't wait to see what happens next movie. Anyone who missed it one its first run should try to get a copy--it's a truly excellent creepshow.


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