Five persons in the house… Strangers cut off from the world by thunderstorms and landslide... Terror of the unknown draws them together.
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.
Benn W. Levy
October 19, 1932
United States of America
Top billed cast
Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton, Lilian Bond, Ernest Thesiger
fight, family secrets, stalker, eccentric, old man, storm, centenarian, attraction, old dark house, cult film, madness, pre-code, pyromaniac, psychotronic, stormy night, drunkenness, locked room, landslide, refuge, mute servant
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