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The House of a Thousand Candles (1936)

 -  Action  -  3 April 1936 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Phillips Holmes ...
Tony Carleton
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Carol Vincent
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Anton Sebastian
Rosita Moreno ...
Raquel
Fred Walton ...
Alf
Hedwiga Reicher ...
Maria
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Sir Andrew McIntyre
Frederick Vogeding ...
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Michael Fitzmaurice ...
Keith Barrie
Rafael Storm ...
Jules Gregoire
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Victor Demetrius
Paul Ellis ...
Agent
Keith Daniels ...
Steward
Charles De Ravenne ...
Radio Attendant
Olaf Hytten ...
Sergeant
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spy | agent | based on novel | See All (3) »

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A beautiful spy nearly led to his undoing!! Suspense!! Drama!! Action!! Love!!

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3 April 1936 (USA)  »

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A Casa das Mil Luzes  »

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| (1950s television)

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(RCA High Fidelity Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Version of Haunting Shadows (1919) See more »

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Songs written by Sam H. Stept and Arthur Kay
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Disappointed
11 October 2003 | by (Indianapolis, IN) – See all my reviews

I bought this title from Hollywoodsattic.com recently, for a not-unreasonable price. I am a big fan of the original book by Meredith Nicholson, and I was very disappointed to find that this film had NOTHING to do with the original storyline. The only thing taken from the book was the title. But the opening credits state "from the novel by Meredith Nicholson". There was a silent version made in 1915, and judging from the characters' names, it does follow the original story. This 1936 version is a rather cheesy early WWII spy drama. I am no film critic, but wow, the bad acting really jumped off the screen and grabbed me by the throat on this one!


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