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The Old Dark House

1932 | 1h 12m | Horror Thriller Classic

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It's a wildly varied group that takes shelter from a raging English storm in the forbidding mansion of the Femm family. Among the reluctant guests are stuffed-shirt Philip Waverton (Raymond Massey): Philip's sensitive wife Margaret (Gloria Stuart); their mutual friend, disillusioned war veteran Roger Penderell (Melvyn Douglas); vulgar self-made millionaire Sir William Porterhouse (Charles Laughton); and Porterhouse's no-better-than-she-ought-to-be lady friend Gladys DuCane (Lillian Bond). Under the baleful eyes of ungracious, atheistic host Horace Femm (Ernst Thesiger) and Horace's religious-z...

Director

James Whale

Writers

Stars

Boris Karloff Melvyn Douglas Charles Laughton Lilian Bond Ernest Thesiger Eva Moore Raymond Massey Gloria Stuart Elspeth Dudgeon Brember Wills

Release date

20 Oct 1932

Showtimes across London

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