A story about Cumbrian shepherds and their skilled sheepdogs. Grumpy old McAdam with aggressive Black Wull and civilized David Moore with educated Owd Bob compete to win the sheepdogs's cup. David also tries to win McAdam's daughter's heart.
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Don't let the misleading title fool you into thinking this is a horror movie or even in an old-dark-house mystery - it's actually a rather light-hearted whodunnit in a hotel. On New Year's Eve, a guest who has recently come into money is murdered (initially diagnosed as suicide) and a vacationing American gangster (Noah Beery) turns detective to solve the case.
The murder comes well over the halfway mark but there's plenty of interesting characters and American-style fast-talk humour to keep you entertained before then. Surprisingly pacey for a 1930s British film and quite entertaining, even if it's far from ground-breaking. It's available for download for free at the Internet Movie Archive.
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