Saturday, September 5, 2009


Ennis HouseHouse on Haunted Hill (1959) is a horror film B movie directed by William Castle, written by Robb White, and starring Vincent Price as eccentric millionaire Fredrick Loren. He and his fourth wife, Annabelle, have invited five people to the house for a "Haunted House" party. Whoever stays in the house for one night will earn $10,000 each. As the night progresses, all the guests are trapped inside the house with ghosts, murderers, and other terrors. Exteriors shots of the house were filmed at the historic Ennis-Brown House in Los Feliz, California.
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Ennis HouseThe Ennis House is a building located in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, USA, south of Griffith Park. It was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for Charles and Mabel Ennis in 1923, and built in 1924.
Following "La Miniatura" (Pasadena) and the Storer and Freeman House (Hollywood Hills), the building is the fourth and largest of Wright's textile block designs, constructed primarily of interlocking pre-cast concrete blocks, in northern Los Angeles.
Ennis HouseThe design was based on ancient Mayan temples and along with other buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright, such as the A. D. German Warehouse in Wisconsin and Hollyhock House in Hollywood, the Ennis House is sometimes referred to as an example of the Mayan Revival style. Its prominent detail is the relief ornamentation on its textile blocks, inspired by the symmetrical reliefs of Mayan buildings in Uxmal.Ennis HouseThe Ennis House has been designated as a city, state, and national landmark.
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FURTHER NOTE: The Ennis-Brown House served as Deckard's apartment building in BLADE RUNNER.

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