5 freaky facts about the movie Poltergeist
13 Days of Horror: Five Freaky Facts About "Poltergeist!"
1. The hands which pull the flesh off of the investigator’s face were actually .
2., who played , died of intestinal stenosis six years after the film was released., who played the teenage daughter, was strangled by her boyfriend and died in 1982 … the same year as the film’s release. Many believe there is a curse associated with the film.
3. was up for the role of Carol Anne, but Spielberg wanted someone more "angelic." However, her audition for the role did land her the starring part in
4. Both the clown and the tree outside the window that scared in the flick came from Steven Spielberg’s real-life childhood fears.
5. The swirling flashing lights that shot out from the closet during the ending rescue scene were actually created using an aquarium full of water in front of a spotlight