Hillbillys in a Haunted House (1967)

USA, 1966
35mm film, colour, 1.85:1
mono, English

An American comedy horror film directed by Jean Yarbrough.

Plot Summary

A group of country heading for Nashville find themselves stranded in an old dark house when their car breaks down. They find that they're not alone – as well as the resident , they're joined by a gang of trying to steal a top secret formula for rocket fuel.


Directed by: Jean Yarbrough
Woolner Brothers Pictures Inc.
Produced by: Bernard Woolner
Screenplay: Duke Yelton
Story: Duke Yelton
Director of Photography: Vaughn Wilkins
Supervising Editor: Roy Livingston
Editor: Holbrook Todd
Music by: Hal Borne
Sound: Bob Post
Wardrobe Coordinator: Frank Tauss
Make-up Artist: Lew La Cava
Hair Stylist: Myrl Stoltz
Photographic Effects: Howard A. Anderson Co.
Art Director: Paul Sylos Jr

Ferlin Husky (Woody Wetherby)
Joi Lansing (Boots Malone)
Don Bowman (Jeepers)
John Carradine (Dr Himmil)
Lon Chaney (Maximillian)
Linda Ho (Madame Wong)
Basil Rathbone (Gregor)
Molly Bee (Molly Bee – singer)
Merle Haggard (Merle Haggard – singer)
Sonny James (Sonny James – singer)
Jim Kent (singer)
Marcella Wright (singer)
Richard Webb (Agent Jim Meadows)
Larry Barton (hillbilly)
George Barrows (Anatole the gorilla)
Pat Patterson (hillbilly)
Allen Jung (Dr Fu)
James Nusser (hillbilly)
Jay Jasin (hillbilly)
Marshall Wright (hillbilly)
Virginia Lee (Agent Ming Toy)

Alternative Titles

Dom, w którym straszy – Poland
Um Biruta na Casa do Espanto – Brazil

Extracts included in
The Worst Movies Ever Made (2004)



  • Daily Variety 18 November 1966 p.6 – note (Variety Film Production Chart)
  • Variety 2 November 1966 p.54 – note (Tin Pan Valley by Red O'Donnell)


  • The Espionage Filmography: United States Releases, 1898 through 1999 by Paul Mavis p.142 – credits
  • Feature films, 1960-1969: A Filmography of English-language and Major Foreign-language United States Releases by Harris M. Lentz III p.199 – credits
  • John Carradine: The Films by Tom Weaver pp.269-271, 407 – illustrated article, credits
  • by Walt Lee p.194 – credits