The Old Dark House

Directed by James Whale

Year: 1932
Running Time: 72
Color Type: Black & White
Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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The Old Dark House

Cast
Boris Karloff
Charles Laughton
Eva Moore
Gloria Stuart
Melvyn Douglas

Crew
Directed by James Whale


"A masterly mixture of macabre humor and gripping suspense." - Time Out London

Newly Restored from the original negative held at the Library of Congress! FRANKENSTEIN director Whale turned J.B. Priestley’s novel "Benighted" into a nerve-jangling tale that became the template for all spooky-house chillers to come. Stranded travelers stumble upon a strange old house, and find themselves at the mercy of a highly eccentric and potentially dangerous family. This atmospheric thriller features an unforgettable post-Frankenstein horror role for Boris Karloff, as the hulking, disfigured butler Morgan. Also starring in early-career roles are Melvin Douglas, Charles Laughton, Raymond Massey and Gloria Stuart of TITANIC.

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