Alternative poster for Lucio Fulci’s The Beyond (1981) by Melbourne illustrator Ken Taylor.
When rummaging through Alessa Gillespie’s desk in Midwich Elementary School, Rose comes upon a few books along with a sketchbook of Alessa’s. The book seen is The Riddle of the Red Whale by Edward Fenton, a children’s mystery story.
Gale Sondergaard in a pre-production test shot for the role of the Wicked Witch of the West for The Wizard of Oz. When the decision was made to have an ugly witch instead of the glamorous villainess she preferred, Sondergaard withdrew from the role and Margaret Hamilton would be cast in her place.