A man invites a group of people to a holiday in his island home, intending to exact revenge on them.

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Leo, a former convict, is living in seclusion on an island with his step-daughter, the daughter of his late wife. Leo was framed by a group of former business associates, and he also suspects that one of them killed his wife. He has invited the group to his island, tempting them by hinting about a hidden fortune, and he has installed a number of traps and secret passages in his home. He is aided in his efforts by a former cell-mate who holds a grudge against the same persons. When everyone arrives, the atmosphere of mutual suspicion and the thick fog that covers the island promise a tense and hazardous weekend for everyone. Written by Snow Leopard

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15 February 1945 (USA)  »

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Die Insel des Grauens  »

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The New York World-Telegram reported that the rights to the play this film was based on, had been sold for $30,000. This is highly suspect, given the fact that it became a PRC release, a studio that typically paid writers less than $200 for a final script. See more »

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Although the credits name George Zucco's character as 'Leo Grainer', he is referred to throughout the film as 'Leo Grainger'. See more »

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[first lines]
Gail: Leo? Leo, are you out here?
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Waltz in A Minor
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Music by Frédéric Chopin
Arranged by Karl Hajos
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Entertaining 1940's mystery film.
2 December 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This genre of mystery film began in the twenties and ended in the early 1940's. It is a good late night movie to be seen before bedtime. It has none of the overkill of the movies of the 1990's.


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