Alrighty, kids! Time to add some chills to your Monday morning as on tap right now we have the exclusive trailer premiere for The Asylum’s latest spooky endeavor, The Bell Witch Haunting. Check it out!
No director or cast is being listed as this is found footage and all. For those of you not familiar with The Bell Witch tale…
John Bell Sr., who made his living as a farmer, resided with his family in Adams, Tennessee in the early 1800s. In 1817 his family came under attack by a witch, who was believed to be a lady called Kate Baggs. Various accounts written after tell stories similar to other poltergeist legends. It began with noises in the walls and grew to include unusual sounds, people being slapped and pinched, objects being thrown, and animals being spooked without visible cause. In the 1894 book An Authenticated History of the Bell Witch, author Martin Van Buren Ingram claims that the poltergeist’s name was Kate and that she frequently cursed the Bell family out loud. The activity centered around the Bells’ youngest daughter, Betsy, and worsened after she became engaged to one Joshua Gardner. Several accounts report that during his military career, Andrew Jackson was intrigued with the story and was frightened away after traveling to investigate. Other stories relate that the family was haunted by scratching noises outside their door after Bell found a half-dog, half-rabbit creature. Some stories end up with Bell being poisoned by the witch. Accounts vary about the witch being someone who had been cheated by Bell or a male slave whom Bell had killed.
Look for more on this one as it comes.
Based on true events. The Robertson County Sheriff’s Department has released footage found on the bodies of the Sawyer family’s cell phones and video cameras. What was first thought to be a murder-suicide is now believed to be the return of a centuries-old demon responsible for America’s most famous paranormal event.
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