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''And Now the Screaming Starts!'' is a 1973 {{British|Films}} GothicHorror film from Creator/AmicusProductions, starring Creator/PeterCushing, Creator/HerbertLom, Patrick Magee, Stephanie Beachman, and Ian Ogilvy.

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''And Now the Screaming Starts!'' is a 1973 {{British|Films}} GothicHorror film from Creator/AmicusProductions, directed by Roy Ward Baker and starring Creator/PeterCushing, Creator/HerbertLom, Patrick Magee, Stephanie Beachman, and Ian Ogilvy.


''And Now the Screaming Starts!'' is a 1973 {{British|Films}} GothicHorror film from Creator/AmicusProductions featuring Creator/PeterCushing.

England, 1795: Catherine is a young woman engaged to marry Charles Fengriffen. As she moves into his family's manor, she notices an evil presence in the portrait of his grandfather Henry. Her suspicions seemingly confirmed when a severed hand attacks her through the picture, Catherine investigates the mystery of the Fengriffen family, discovering a dark haunting.

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''And Now the Screaming Starts!'' is a 1973 {{British|Films}} GothicHorror film from Creator/AmicusProductions featuring Creator/PeterCushing.

Creator/AmicusProductions, starring Creator/PeterCushing, Creator/HerbertLom, Patrick Magee, Stephanie Beachman, and Ian Ogilvy.

England, 1795: Catherine (Beacham) is a young woman engaged to marry Charles Fengriffen. Fengriffen (Ogilvy). As she moves into his family's manor, she notices an evil presence in the portrait of his grandfather Henry. Henry (Lom). Her suspicions seemingly confirmed when a severed hand attacks her through the picture, Catherine investigates and psychiatrist Dr Pope (Cushing) investigate the mystery of the Fengriffen family, discovering a dark haunting.


* DroitDuSeigneur: [[spoiler:As it turns out, the hauntjng was caused bu a curse placed on the house by a vengeful woodsman after Henry tried this.]]
* EvilHand: One of the ghost's primary manifestations is a severed hand that can move indeoendently.

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* DroitDuSeigneur: [[spoiler:As it turns out, the hauntjng haunting was caused bu by a curse placed on the house by a vengeful woodsman after Henry tried this.]]
* EvilHand: One of the ghost's primary manifestations is a severed hand that can move indeoendently.independently.



* {{Foreshadowing}}: The first thing Catherine asks about the house when she arrives if if there are ghosts there. Not ten minutes later in movie time does the ghost show up.

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: The first thing Catherine asks about the house when she arrives if is if there are ghosts there. Not [[spoiler:Not ten minutes later in movie time does the ghost show up.]]



* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:In the backstory, Henru Fengriffen goes from debauched, adistic rapist to desperate atoner.]]
* OccultDetective: The Fengriffen family doctor contacts a psychologist named Dr. Pope, whp ends up investigating the haunting while trying to treat Catherine's distress.

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* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:In the backstory, Henru Henry Fengriffen goes from debauched, adistic sadistic rapist to desperate atoner.]]
* OccultDetective: The Fengriffen family doctor contacts a psychologist named Dr. Pope, whp who ends up investigating the haunting while trying to treat Catherine's distress.



* RevengeByProxy: [[spoiler:Despite the fact that it was Henru Fengriffen who raped the Woodsman's wife, he places a curse on the next virgin to marry into the family, dooming her to be raped.]]

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* RevengeByProxy: [[spoiler:Despite the fact that it was Henru Henry Fengriffen who raped the Woodsman's wife, he places a curse on the next virgin to marry into the family, dooming her to be raped.]]

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* RapeAsDrama: Of the supernatural kind.


* OurGhostsAreDifferent: These are vengeful spirits bound to Earth tp make dure a {{Curse}} is carried out, and who retain injuries they sustained in life.

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* OurGhostsAreDifferent: These are A vengeful spirits spirit is bound to Earth tp in order to make dure a {{Curse}} sure his {{curse}} is carried out, out by literally raping and who retain impregnating a woman, with its offspring bearing all of the injuries they sustained in life.the spirit endured while alive.


* EvilHand: One of the ghost's prkmary manifestations is a severed hand that can move indeoendently.

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* EvilHand: One of the ghost's prkmary primary manifestations is a severed hand that can move indeoendently.


* DroitDuSeigneur: [[spoiler:As it turns out, the hauntjng was caused bu a curse placed on the house bu a vengeful woodsman after Henry tried this.]]

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* DroitDuSeigneur: [[spoiler:As it turns out, the hauntjng was caused bu a curse placed on the house bu by a vengeful woodsman after Henry tried this.]]


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Catherine is a young woman engaged to marry Charles Fengriffen. As she moves into his family's manor, she notices an evil presence in the portrait of his grandfather Henry. Her suspicions seemingly confirmed when a severed hand attacks her through the picture, Catherine investigates the mystery of the Fengriffen family, discovering a dark haunting.

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England, 1795: Catherine is a young woman engaged to marry Charles Fengriffen. As she moves into his family's manor, she notices an evil presence in the portrait of his grandfather Henry. Her suspicions seemingly confirmed when a severed hand attacks her through the picture, Catherine investigates the mystery of the Fengriffen family, discovering a dark haunting.


'''''--And Now the Screaming Starts!''''' is a 1973 {{British|Films}} GothicHorror film from Creator/AmicusProductions featuring Creator/PeterCushing.

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'''''--And ''And Now the Screaming Starts!''''' Starts!'' is a 1973 {{British|Films}} GothicHorror film from Creator/AmicusProductions featuring Creator/PeterCushing.


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[[caption-width-right:183:[[{{Tagline}} The dead hand that CRAWLS, KILLS and LIVES!]]]]

'''''--And Now the Screaming Starts!''''' is a 1973 {{British|Films}} GothicHorror film from Creator/AmicusProductions featuring Creator/PeterCushing.

Catherine is a young woman engaged to marry Charles Fengriffen. As she moves into his family's manor, she notices an evil presence in the portrait of his grandfather Henry. Her suspicions seemingly confirmed when a severed hand attacks her through the picture, Catherine investigates the mystery of the Fengriffen family, discovering a dark haunting.
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!!This film contains examples of:

*AngryGuardDog: The Fengriffen estate has two Rottweilers chained near the front entrance. One breaks free and attacks Catherine.
*BigBad: [[spoiler:Silas the Woodsman]], the ghost haunting the estate.
*{{Curse}}: [[spoiler:There is one placed on the Fengriffen family, that the next virgin bride of a member will be violated, then the family will be destroyed, and anybody who tries to stop it will die.]]
*DownerEnding: [[spoiler:The ghost succesfully impregnates Catherine with his child, driving Charles to madness and leaving Catherine a broken shell of a person.]]
*DroitDuSeigneur: [[spoiler:As it turns out, the hauntjng was caused bu a curse placed on the house bu a vengeful woodsman after Henry tried this.]]
*EvilHand: One of the ghost's prkmary manifestations is a severed hand that can move indeoendently.
*ExcitedShowTitle
*EyeScream: The ghost has his eyes gouged out.
*{{Foreshadowing}}: The first thing Catherine asks about the house when she arrives if if there are ghosts there. Not ten minutes later in movie time does the ghost show up.
*GoryDeadlyOverkillTitleOfFatalDeath
*HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:In the backstory, Henru Fengriffen goes from debauched, adistic rapist to desperate atoner.]]
*OccultDetective: The Fengriffen family doctor contacts a psychologist named Dr. Pope, whp ends up investigating the haunting while trying to treat Catherine's distress.
*OurGhostsAreDifferent: These are vengeful spirits bound to Earth tp make dure a {{Curse}} is carried out, and who retain injuries they sustained in life.
*RevengeByProxy: [[spoiler:Despite the fact that it was Henru Fengriffen who raped the Woodsman's wife, he places a curse on the next virgin to marry into the family, dooming her to be raped.]]
*ShoutOut: Dr. Pope consults the ''Literature/MalleusMaleficarum'' multiple times during his investigation.
*VirginPower: Charles reads a passage about "true virginity" being a guard against the supernatural. Unfortunately, as his wife's pregnancy proves, neither is virginal.
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