Monday, September 14, 2015

The Changeling (1980) - (George C. Scott) Italian one-sheet

The Changeling (1980) - (George C. Scott) Italian one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Italian one-sheet poster for the 1980 Peter Medak film The Changeling based on a story by Russell Hunter, screenplay by William Gray and Diana Maddox and starring George C. Scott as John Russell. Plot summary: After losing his wife and daughter in a traffic accident John Russell rents an old mansion in suburban Seattle where he hopes to settle into his work and recover from the loss. He soon realizes his new home is occupied by the ghost of a murdered young boy named Joseph Carmichael. Carmichael's father had murdered him and replaced him with another boy who eventually became a US senator [Melvyn Douglas]. At the ghost's urging Russell investigates the murder, finds the skeletal remains of the murdered boy and confronts the senator with the facts. The story is reportedly based on the actual experiences of author Russell Hunter while he was living in a mansion in Denver Colorado.

Cast and crew: Peter Medak, Russell Hunger, William Gray, George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, Jean Marsh, John Colicos, Barry Morse, Madeleine Sherwood, Helen Burns, Frances Hyland, Ruth Springford, Eric Christmas, Roberta Maxwell, Bernard Behrens, James B. Douglas, J. Kenneth Campbell

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