Witchboard (Paragon Arts International, 1986)
Witchboard was a 1986 American horror movie written and directed by Kevin S. Tenney. Witchboard starred Tawny Kitaen and Stephen Nicols. Linda (Kitaen) is a college student who becomes possessed by an evil spirit after she and friend Brandon (Nicols) try to communicate with David, the spirit of a dead 10-year-old boy.
Witchboard was filmed in Big Bear Valley, in San Bernardino National Forest in California for $2 million. Initially Witchboard had a limited released of 15 screens in December 1986. It went into wide release in March 1987 and, all total, brought back over $7.3 million. Witchboard was released on DVD in 2004. It then went out of print. In 2014, Scream Factory (or Shout Factory) released the film on a Blu-Ray/DVD combo pack. Witchboard is exclusively available on iTunes. Witchboard 2: The Devil’s Doorway was released in 1993 and Witchboard III: The Possession was released in 1995.