Purely Frictional: The "Poltergeist" Movie Curse
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Content warnings:
Sleep paralysis, paranormal stuff, poltergeist activity, clowns, accidental non-fatal strangulation, misuse of human remains, exorcism, cancer, brief mention of rape, very detailed/graphic discussion of spousal abuse and injuries sustained, non-fatal intentional strangulation, failure of 911 to intervene, murder, coma, attempted suicide, death of child from GI illness 58:04-1:11:00, emergency surgery, birth defect, aliens

Show notes:
13 Cursed Movies for Friday the 13th, From ‘Poltergeist’ to ‘The Crow’
Crohn's disease
Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker (1979)
Do you know what happened with the killer John Thomas Sweeney after murdering
Dominique Dunne?

Doctors: Unusual Circumstances Surrounded Actress’ Death
Dominique Dunne
GHOSTLY MEMORIES STILL HAVE HOLD ON `POLTERGEIST` STARS
Heather O'Rourke
Heather O'Rourke, 12; Starred in 'Poltergeist'
Heather O'Rourke's Grieving Mother Tells Why She's Suing Her Child's Doctors for Wrongful Death
Justice
MGM Ponders Selling of ‘Poltergeist III’
MISSING IN ACTION: HOW SEQUEL-MAKERS DO WITHOUT STARS
Murder of a horror queen: The tragic tale of Dominique Dunne
Mysterious death of 80s childstar Heather O'Rourke and the 'Hollywood curse' surrounding it
Parasites - Giardia
Poltergeist (1982)
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
Poltergeist Actress Dominique Dunne’s Father Stalked Her Killer Until He Died
‘Poltergeist’ Star Heather O’Rourke Dies at Age of 12
Poltergeist's Terrifying Clown Doll Almost Really Killed An Actor
Strangled Actress : Did Slayer’s Penalty Fit His Crime?
The Poltergeist Curse: Here's the Real Story Behind the Movie Myth
The tragic real-life story of the Poltergeist cast
Were Real Skeletons Used in the Making of ‘Poltergeist’?

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