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Our brain goes into overtime when trying to bring up trivia such as old movie titles. Luckily, there are online search possibilities to help. This is a guide about finding the title of an old horror movie.


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By 0 found this helpful
August 22, 2005

I hope someone can help me with the title of a horror movie I saw years ago. I'm not sure if it was a movie or an episode of a series, but it was in black and white and was made in either the late 60s or early 70s (I'm giving away my age here!).

Anyway, here is what I can remember of the plot: A little girl has a doll. She and the doll at times trade places, meaning the girl sometimes becomes a toy while the doll becomes a human. One time the girl's mother comes into her room and sees her daughter as a doll in a box waving to her and the doll as a human. The mother screams in terror.

If any of you can tell me the title of this show, I would greatly appreciate it. I have been thinking of this show for quite a few years now and it drives me crazy. Thanks to all of you for your help.



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By guest (Guest Post)
August 22, 20050 found this helpful
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http://www.scif  ghtzone1-34.html

This was the name of the show on Twilight Zone

I forgot to add the Title of the Show:

"The After Hours"

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By guest (Guest Post)
August 22, 20050 found this helpful
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I, too, remember that episode of The Twilight Zone!! If I recall correctly, the doll was a gift from the little girl's mother's father who had been visiting in Haiti, or where ever voodoo is practiced. They traded places several times, but at the end the mother scared them while the little girl was the doll, and the doll ran away - that always stuck w/me! I never wanted a life-size doll after that!!!

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August 25, 20050 found this helpful
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The main character in the episode "After Hours" was an adult woman. I'm pretty sure the one we're looking for is "Living Doll". The doll's name was Talky Tina. -- Believe it or not, it also starred Telly Savalas!

http://www.scif  ightzone5-6.html

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By guest (Guest Post)
July 5, 20060 found this helpful
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I believe your talking about the movie I thought was called Where The Woodbine Twine. after trying to look it up I found out the title is :Where The Woodbine Twineth .I remember it was about a little girl who's father was I think a long shore men that was out to sea for months. He came home and brought her a black life size doll named nooma.the girl kept telling her aunt that nooma was going to take her where the woodbine twine and never come back.the aunt didn't believe her at first until one day she heard the little girl playing with someone else .she knew she heard another childs voice but it was only the little and the doll in the room she locked the doll in the foyer and the doll got out somehow.Nooma came alive and the little girl turned into the doll.and went to the woodbine twine.I hope this is the movie your looking for unfortunately it's not on the market for sale.

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January 2, 20170 found this helpful
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It looks like it was an episode on The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, called "Where the Woodbine Twineth". Here is a link with a summary, which sounds like what you are describing.  title/tt0394103/

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January 2, 20170 found this helpful

I too have been searching for information about this venette too. Does anyone know what twilight zone episode it is ? Pls let me know.

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January 3, 20170 found this helpful

That movie aired on Amazing stories.

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January 20, 20171 found this helpful

The hunting hour!"maybe"

The dolls name is Lilly D

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February 18, 20170 found this helpful

Just saw that episode of Alfred Hitchcock Hour last night. The Woodbine Twineth. I saw it years ago but never again until about 2 years ago. It's a good one! His show was so great! So many unforgettable stories.

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March 5, 20170 found this helpful

Thanks so much for telling me the what the movie was called I love this movie

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By 0 found this helpful
October 29, 2009

Does anyone know the name of an old scary movie (black and white) that had a diving suit that was lying in the corner of a darkened room and begins to inflate all by itself.


My husband saw the movie as a child and it frightened him to death. I would like to find the movie as a gift to him. The movie would probably been produced in the 1950's. Please help. Thank you.

By Movie Buff from OH

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October 31, 20090 found this helpful

What ever it was, I saw it. I tend to think it was a Twilight Zone or the other one like it. Good luck, if you find out, post it so we will know.

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November 1, 20090 found this helpful

I asked two friends via email who are movie buffs. Will post the answer.

Islandsage has a good point - it may very well be a Twilight Zone.

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October 29, 20090 found this helpful

I hope someone out there can help me. Since forever I've been trying to remember the name of a movie I saw when I was a young girl. One of the key actors in this movie I think was "Vincent Price" and all I remember is that he was in a coffin and the coffin had a glass case in the front so you can see his face. The only other part of the movie I remember is a woman also in a coffin and she was being carried down to a basement or a tomb and there were rats on the cement steps. When the woman woke (she was buried alive), she was screaming a scraping her fingers against the inside of the coffin.

I have bought and watched every Vincent Price movie that is in this universe and haven't found the movie. Which leads me to believe it wasn't Vincent Price in the movie. This movie is over 30 years old so this is why I am having such a tough time remembering more of the movie. I know this is a strange request, but this was a movie my dad and I saw together, we both loved horror films. He passed away many years ago, but I have been thinking about him a lot lately. If anyone out there is a movie buff and can help me with the name of the movie I would so greatly appreciate it.

Thank you to anyone who took the time to read my request and God bless you.

Adele, SI, NY


Can't Remember The Name of an Old Horror Movie

It was Vincent Price and the name of the movie was
"The Oblong Box". Surely we are not old enough to remember this.

CJ in Dallas (07/05/2005)

By cjgeo

Can't Remember The Name of an Old Horror Movie

Here's a link on the Internet Movie Database to that movie: (07/05/2005)

By ThriftyFun

Can't Remember The Name of an Old Horror Movie

The film is "House of Usher" made in 1960. (07/14/2005)

By Larry

Can't Remember The Name of an Old Horror Movie

I think the name of the old horror movie with Vincent Price is "The Premature Burial". An Edgar Alan Poe story. (03/09/2006)

By Helen

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