A sudden storm over the Great House of Collinwood. The heavens are as full of unrest as the house itself. Perhaps the spirits which disturbed th'e house will finally make themselves known. Or perhaps they will only bring new horror, new grief.
Season 1967, Episode 365
|Airdate||November 17th, 1967|
|Starring||Joan Bennett; Jonathan Frid; Grayson Hall; Louis Edmonds; Nancy Barrett; Dorrie Kavanaugh; Alexandra Moltke|
Episode 365 was directed by John Sedwick and written by Gordon Russell. It first aired on ABC on Friday, November 17th, 1967. In this episode, Elizabeth Collins Stoddard decides to host a séance to contact the spirit of Sarah Collins in the hopes of preventing anything bad from happening to her nephew David. Barnabas Collins however, does not wish for the séance to take place, for he fears that the ghost of his sister might reveal the truth about his identity to the household. Despite conspiring with Carolyn Stoddard to forestall the event, the séance takes place with inexplicable and drastic consequences for Victoria Winters.
|Joan Bennett||Elizabeth Collins Stoddard|
|Jonathan Frid||Barnabas Collins|
|Grayson Hall||Julia Hoffman|
|Louis Edmonds||Roger Collins|
|Nancy Barrett||Carolyn Stoddard|
|Dorrie Kavanaugh||Phyllis Wick|
|Alexandra Moltke||Victoria Winters|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Opening narration: Alexandra Moltke
- Closing still: Collinwood drawing room
- This episode leads directly into the "1795 Flashback" storyline. Except for Victoria Winters, the present day characters do not appear again until episode 461.
- This is actress Dorrie Kavanaugh only credited appearance in the series. Her character, Phyllis Wick, appears next in episode 461 where she will be played by Margo Head. Kavanaugh has also played uncredited bit roles in several other episodes including a body in a coffin Maggie Evans dream in 224 and 225. She also played a woman in a white dress in episodes 238 and 240 and a figure in Naomi Collins' dream sequence in episode 376.
- During the final shot of the séance, the camera pulls back and the boom mike is clearly visible above the table.