The Unseen (1981)

USA, 1981
35mm film, Metrocolor
mono, English

An American horror film directed by Peter Foleg.

Plot Summary

Three female news reporters on their way to cover a festival in California accept lodgings for the night from a strange old man at his creepy house. Two of them are soon murdered by something nasty that lurks in the basement, leaving Jennifer to face The Unseen alone…


Director: Peter Foleg
Herbert R. Steinmann presents in association with Jeffrey C. Ingber, Triune Productions
Executive Producer: Howard G. Goldfarb
Producer: Anthony B. Unger
Co-Producer: Don P. Behrns
Script: Michael L. Grace, Danny Steinmann [uncredited]
Story: Michael L. Grace, Kim Henkel, Nancy Rifkin, Peter Foleg
Director of Photography: Roberto Quezada
Editor: Jonathan Braun
Music: Michael J. Lewis
Sound Mixer: Ron Judkins
Wardrobe Coordinator: Kelly McGowan
Make Up Designer: Craig Reardon
Art Director: Dena Roth

Stephen Furst (‘Junior’ Keller (The Unseen))
Barbara Bach (Jennifer Fast)
Sydney Lassick (Ernest Keller)
Lelia Goldoni (Virginia Keller)
Karen Lamm (Karen Fast)
Douglas Barr (Tony Ross)
Lois Young (Vicki Thompson)
Maida Severn (Solvang lady)

Alternative Titles

Gemidos en la oscuridad – Spanish title
Näkymätön voima – Finnish title
Les secrets de l’invisible – French title
The Unseen – Das unsichtbare Böse – German title


Dreadful Pleasures no.11 pp.12-13 – review

Nightmare USA by Stephen Thrower p.516 – note