The Haunting (1963) was directed and produced by Robert Wise. The screenplay was adapted by Nelson Gidding from the 1959 novel The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. The film stars Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, and Russ Tamblyn.
The Mummy's Hand (1940) released on September 20, 1940 was the first of a series of films featuring the mummy named Kharis. Tom Tyler played Kharis in this film but it would be Lon Chaney, Jr., who would take over the role for the following three sequels.
Herbert George "H. G." Wells, an English writer known for his work in the science fiction genre was born on September 21, 1866. His most notable science fiction works include The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, The Invisible Man and The Island of Doctor Moreau.