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1 June 1942 (UK) See more »
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She loved the man, even though she thought he was a murderer!
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Two teachers, man-hungry Doris and restrained Marian, visit the Yorkshire moors a year after friend Evelyn disappeared there... See more » | Add synopsis »
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British Film Noir Collection | DVD Review
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Joyce Howard obituary
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Actress Howard Dies
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

James Mason ... Stephen Deremid
Wilfrid Lawson ... Jim Sturrock
Mary Clare ... Mrs. Ranger
Joyce Howard ... Marian Ives
Tucker McGuire ... Doris
John Fernald ... Dr. Barry Randall
Dorothy Black ... Miss Fenwick
Amy Dalby ... Miss Miggs
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Vyvian ... Local Policeman (uncredited)

Directed by
Leslie Arliss 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
John Argyle 
Leslie Arliss 
Alan Kennington  novel

Produced by
John Argyle .... producer
 
Original Music by
Charles Williams 
 
Cinematography by
Günther Krampf 
 
Film Editing by
Flora Newton 
 
Production Design by
Duncan Sutherland 
 
Costume Design by
Jill Casson 
 
Sound Department
Harry Benson .... sound
Bert Ross .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ronald Anscombe .... camera operator
 

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Also Known As:
"Moonlight Madness" - USA (reissue title)
"Terror House" - USA
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79 min | USA:62 min
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Deremid's statement, "I can cook 57 varieties", is a reference to Heinz' tinned soups.See more »
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Saw this as a small child -- Remembered it for over 50 years, 29 January 2001
Author: RICHARD T. MULLIN (mullinrt) from North East, Maryland - USA

By chance, one afternoon in the 1950s, I saw this film as a 4 year old on our first TV. I never forgot it. It takes place near some English moors. James Mason plays a man suspected of brutal murders. The two young teachers who stay at his house are caught up in the mystery. When the mystery is solved and the villain must pay, the moors play an important part in the very unnerving climax -- I remembered those death screams for years. When I finally saw it again, almost 50 years later, I was delighted to be frightened again. This of course was a very young James Mason who went on to have a very long varied career. He did his role justice and his co-stars were talented as well. The film is almost never shown on TV any more, but the film can be purchased from specialty suppliers -- it's worth looking for!

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