The Old Dark House

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The Old Dark House

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The Old Dark House

Release Date: October 19, 1932

Year    :   1932
Slogan    :   «Five persons in the house… Strangers cut off from the world by thunderstorms and landslide... Terror of the unknown draws them together.»
Genres    :   Comedy, Horror
Production Companies    :   Universal Pictures
Director    :   James Whale
Producers    :   E. M. Asher, Carl Laemmle Jr.
Writers    :   Benn W. Levy, J. B. Priestley
RunTime    :   72 mins.

Seeking shelter from a relentless rainstorm and landslides in a remote region of Wales, five travelers are admitted to a large foreboding old house that belongs to the extremely strange Femm family. Sepulchral Horace Femm and his obsessive, inhospitable sister Rebecca are the group's peculiar hosts. The house also holds surprises - and a brutish mute manservant named Morgan.

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