Dislocated/Relocated Voices: Possion, Ventriloquism

Another category. Dislocated/Relocated Voices will no doubt involve a lot of possession movies, evil puppet/doll movies and ventriloquist movies. As per some comments in Steven Connor's wonderful book Dumbstruck the whole basis of evoking the uncanny, eerie or horrifying comes from seeing a body whose voice is not matched to the body which speaks it, it is possessed or under the spell of an unseen presence.

The Exorcist (1973)


Magic (1978)


Dead of Night (1945)

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