GenreFamily, Horror, Mystery Story byEllen Raskin Duration LanguageEnglish
Release dateSeptember 14, 1997 Based onThe Westing Gameby Ellen Raskin WriterDylan Kelsey Hadley, Ellen Raskin (novel) CastRay Walston (Sandy McSouthers), Ashley Peldon (Tabitha Ruth 'Turtle' Wexler), Diane Ladd (Berthe Erica Crow), Sally Kirkland (Sydelle Pulaski), Cliff De Young (Jake Wexler), Sandy Faison (Grace Wexler) Similar moviesThat Darn Cat! (1965), A Night to Remember (1942), The Lady Vanishes (1979), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978), Burglar (1987)
The film draws young viewers into the strange mysteries encountered by 13-year-old "Turtle" Wexler and her sister, Angela Wexler. After moving into a new town, Turtle learns the house next door is the notoriously haunted Westing mansion. Discovering the body of the dead millionaire, Turtle attempts to solve the case in hopes of receiving a 20 million dollar reward. The live-action adventure stars Ashley Peldon, Diane Ladd, Sally Kirkland, and Ray Walston.
Ray Walston as Sandy McSouthers, Barney Northrup, Julian R. Eastman and Sam Westing
Ashley Peldon as Tabitha Ruth Wexler "Turtle" or "Alice" T.R