This Disturbing Murder In New York Was So Creepy It Inspired A Movie

Most of the time when you talk about true and terrifying stories from New York that inspired movies, many people will think of our famous Amityville house out on Long Island. But long before films were being made about Amityville and those murders even took place, there was another disturbing story that was sweeping the nation and inspiring books and films. An upsetting event that took place up in the Adirondacks, keep reading to find out the true story that inspired the 1951 film – A Place In The Sun.

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Want to continue to keep yourself spooked during the month of October? Then make sure you read about The New York Farm That Transforms Into A Halloween Wonderland Each Year!