The Dead Files: Death Valley Pictures

While Steve uncovers the Amargosa Hotel and Opera House’s murderous past, Amy encounters many agitated spirits, including a man who believes the hotel is his and will stop at nothing to reclaim it.

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Steve Di Schiavi arrives at a Central California farmhouse to interview a reluctant mother whose children fear for her safety. 960 1280

  

An abandoned farm tractor haunts the vineyards of Central California. 960 1280

  

Steve Di Schiavi looks over research at the local library near Acampo, CA. 960 1280

  

Laura describes to Steve Di Schiavi her terrifying childhood story of an unknown entity that grabbed her hair while she lay in bed. 960 1280

  

Laura shows Steve Di Schiavi where she watched the black smoky figure snake its way up and across the wall and over her bed. 960 1280

  

Matt Anderson prepares for Amy Allan's walk through by removing any photographs or artwork that might provide revealing information to Amy. 960 1280

  

Steve Di Schiavi describes the story he's just heard from Lorraine, the homeowner, as, 'like something from The Exorcist.' 960 1280

  

As Matt Anderson films, Amy prepares herself for what she already knows will be a terrifying walk through this California farmhouse. 960 1280

  

Laura describes to Steve Di Schiavi her first childhood sighting of the black smoky figures that terrified her throughout her life. 960 1280

  

Amy and Matt inspect an unexplained injury sustained by a crewmember. Amy identifies the wound as a classic poltergeist attack. 960 1280

  

Amy Allan traces the movements of 'the shadow people' to their portal into and out of the house. 960 1280

  

Steve and Amy Investigate

Steve and Amy Investigate

Steve and Amy investigate a California hotel owner's suspicious claims of threatening paranormal activity. 960 1280

  

Inside Todd's Mansion

Inside Todd's Mansion

Inside Todd's mansion, Amy encounters several entities that she believes are hell bent on destroying the living. 960 1280

  

Amy Goes Inside

Amy Goes Inside

Amy ventures inside Todd's mansion to see what's been hiding on the property late at night. 960 1280

  

Steve Interviews Donette

Steve Interviews Donette

Steve interviews Donette, a local genealogist who has some information about the tragic life of a former property owner's family. 960 1280

  

Matt Records Amy

Matt Records Amy

Matt records Amy's encounters with a few of the entities. 960 1280

  

Steve Meets With Todd

Steve Meets With Todd

Steve meets with Todd inside the mansion to learn more about the unexplained activity on the property. 960 1280

  

Todd Informs Steve

Todd Informs Steve

Todd informs Steve of the strange encounters he and his employees experienced when the mansion operated as a haunted house for Halloween. 960 1280

  

Glenda Informs Steve

Glenda Informs Steve

Glenda informs Steve of the strange activity she's experienced while inside her brother's mansion. 960 1280

  

Paranormal Activity

Paranormal Activity

The paranormal activity in the mansion was so severe that it led Laura to quit her job at the hotel. 960 1280

  

Steve Meets With Experts

Steve Meets With Experts

In order to build a solid case, Steve meets with as many experts and possible witnesses to see if he can figure out what's happening on the client's land. 960 1280

  

The Local Library

The Local Library

At the local library, Steve searches for any clues that could explain the strange activity. 960 1280

  

Todd and Glenda Listen

Todd and Glenda Listen

Todd and Glenda listen to the results of Steve and Amy's harrowing investigations of their property. 960 1280

  

During the Reveal

During the Reveal

During the reveal, Steve and Amy give up the gritty details they uncovered during their investigations. 960 1280

  

Steve on the boat to Alcatraz

Steve on the boat to Alcatraz

On a boat ride to the mysterious island, Steve stares off into the distance at Alcatraz, what’s considered to be one of the world's most haunted prisons. 960 1280

  

Steve uncovers info about Al Capone stay in Alcatraz prison.

Steve uncovers info about Al Capone stay in Alcatraz prison.

Steve Di Schiavi's research uncovers that Al Capone was housed in Alcatraz's D Block, where people have had frightening paranormal encounters. 960 1280

  

Amy Allan sense deep despair and sadness.

Amy Allan sense deep despair and sadness.

Amy Allan is overcome by a sensation of deep despair and sadness as she enters a section of Alcatraz prison. 960 1280

  

Former Alcatraz guard Patrick tells Steve Di Schiavi about Robert "the Birdman" Stroud.

Former Alcatraz guard Patrick tells Steve Di Schiavi about Robert "the Birdman" Stroud.

Former Alcatraz guard Patrick tells Steve about Robert “Birdman” Stroud, who terrorized other Alcatraz prisoners. 960 1280

  

Amy Allan and Matt Anderson walk through a corridor at Alcatraz.

Amy Allan and Matt Anderson walk through a corridor at Alcatraz.

Physical medium Amy Allan walks the corridors of Alcatraz with Matt Anderson. She begins to feel the illnesses and pains of dead prisoners. 960 1280

  

The Dead Files director Rob Traegler, Steve Di Schiavi and Amy Allan

The Dead Files director Rob Traegler, Steve Di Schiavi and Amy Allan

Here’s a behind-the-scenes snapshot with The Dead Files director Rob Traegler, Steve Di Schiavi and Amy Allan. 960 1280

  

Steve talks to Robert a former Alcatraz inmate.

Steve talks to Robert a former Alcatraz inmate.

Steve meets with Robert --a former Alcatraz inmate-- and learns firsthand about some of the prison’s harsh conditions. 960 1280

  

Amy walks inside Alactraz's solitary confinement.

Amy walks inside Alactraz's solitary confinement.

Amy steps inside solitary confinement and is confronted by a dead prisoner. 960 1280

  

Amy senses an evil entity.

Amy senses an evil entity.

Amy senses an evil entity capable of physically touching the living. This entity is known for shoving people and pulling their hair. 960 1280

  

Amy and Steve listen to Bob's frightening experience at Alcatraz.

Amy and Steve listen to Bob's frightening experience at Alcatraz.

Amy and Steve listen as their client, Bob, describes his harrowing experience in Alcatraz’s Cell Block D. 960 1280

  

Amy talks to Carol, the sketch artist.

Amy talks to Carol, the sketch artist.

Amy Allan sits with sketch artist Carol, who draws the spirit that assumed the name "Stan" and showed Amy around Alcatraz. 960 1280

  

Amy Allan and Steve Di Schiavi compare investigations

Amy Allan and Steve Di Schiavi compare investigations

At the reveal, Amy reviews the evidence Steve has gathered in his investigation of Alcatraz. 960 1280