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''The Thing on the Doorstep'' (2003 short?)
  
 
==Summary==
 
==Summary==
 
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The Thing On The Doorstep is a new psychological horror film based on the short story by H.P. Lovecraft.
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Adaptation of "[[The Thing on the Doorstep (fiction)]]". Soon after his marriage to the beautiful but mysterious heiress Asenath Waite, poet and scholar Edward Derby exhibits alarming personality changes and mood swings. His graduate advisor, Dan Upton investigates.
  
 
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* Country/Language:  USA, English
 
* Country/Language:  USA, English
 
* Genres/Technical:  Horror
 
* Genres/Technical:  Horror
* Runtime:  1 hr 17 min
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* Runtime:  26min
 
* Starring:  Beth Zuman, Erick Robertson, J.D. Lloyd, Jerry Lloyd, Jamie Morgan
 
* Starring:  Beth Zuman, Erick Robertson, J.D. Lloyd, Jerry Lloyd, Jamie Morgan
* Director:  Eric Morgret
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* Director:  [[Eric Morgret]]
 
* Writer:  [[H.P. Lovecraft]] (original story),  K.L. Young  
 
* Writer:  [[H.P. Lovecraft]] (original story),  K.L. Young  
 
* Producer/Production Co:  Eric Morgret, Maelstrom Productions
 
* Producer/Production Co:  Eric Morgret, Maelstrom Productions
* View Trailer: ([https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKv5q1L7WS4 link])
 
  
  
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* Zombie Media Database ([http://www.zmdb.org/short/1566-H._P._Lovecraft's_The_Thing_On_The_Doorstep_(2003).htm link]) - "Made for a bare-bones budget and with unknown actors and directors, this film turns out to be an excellent adaptation of Lovecraft...."
  
  
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The Thing On The Doorstep is a new psychological horror film based on the short story by H.P. Lovecraft.
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Soon after his marriage to the beautiful but mysterious heiress Asenath Waite, poet and scholar Edward Derby exhibits alarming personality changes and mood swings. His graduate advisor, Dan Upton investigates.  
 
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===Comments, Trivia, Dedication===
 
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* Editor:  The IMDB information seems to be mixed up with other films.  I believe this is the 2003 short version of Eric Morgret's "''[[Strange Aeons: The Thing on the Doorstep (2005 film)]]''?
 
   
 
   
  
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Latest revision as of 18:20, 6 August 2016

The Thing on the Doorstep (2003 short?)

Summary

Adaptation of "The Thing on the Doorstep (fiction)". Soon after his marriage to the beautiful but mysterious heiress Asenath Waite, poet and scholar Edward Derby exhibits alarming personality changes and mood swings. His graduate advisor, Dan Upton investigates.

Details

  • Release Date: 2003
  • Country/Language: USA, English
  • Genres/Technical: Horror
  • Runtime: 26min
  • Starring: Beth Zuman, Erick Robertson, J.D. Lloyd, Jerry Lloyd, Jamie Morgan
  • Director: Eric Morgret
  • Writer: H.P. Lovecraft (original story), K.L. Young
  • Producer/Production Co: Eric Morgret, Maelstrom Productions


Ratings

MPAA Ratings

  • Rated: (none) (probably "PG" for mild Violence, Adult Content?)

Tentacle Ratings

A rough measure of how "Lovecraftian" the work is:

  • SSS__ (Three Tentacles: Lovecraftian)


Note: This rating is not intended as a measure of quality, merely of how closely related to Lovecraftian "Weird" fiction the work is.

Reviews

Review Links:

  • Zombie Media Database (link) - "Made for a bare-bones budget and with unknown actors and directors, this film turns out to be an excellent adaptation of Lovecraft...."


Synopsis

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Soon after his marriage to the beautiful but mysterious heiress Asenath Waite, poet and scholar Edward Derby exhibits alarming personality changes and mood swings. His graduate advisor, Dan Upton investigates.


Notes

Comments, Trivia, Dedication


Associated Mythos Elements