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The Night Has Eyes
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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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Joyce Howard obituary
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Actress Howard Dies
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Cast

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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
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Jack Vyvian ... Local Policeman (uncredited)
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Directed by
Leslie Arliss 
 
Writing credits
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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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Additional Details

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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14 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Good film-Great ending, 7 April 2005
Author: roxyroxy

"The Night Has Eyes" will always be one of my favorite British films of the 1940's. It seems to have been done on an incredibly low-budget (I would have liked for there to have been more interior sets of the house), but it works well and has a terrific surprise ending. James Mason, Joyce Howard and Mary Clare are all well cast in their roles and the direction is fine considering this film was probably shot within a specific time allowance. Oddly enough, when I saw this film on the television in Britain, the gruesome ending was trimmed considerably compared to the ending on American T.V. and video prints where it is much more horrific. I suppose that British censors considered the footage to be too grim and chopped it accordingly. The uncut print can be bought on VHS and DVD through Sinister Cinema.com.

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