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Fog Island (1945)

Unrated | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 15 February 1945 (USA)
A man invites a group of people to a holiday in his island home, intending to exact revenge on them.

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(as Terry Morse)

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(screenplay), (play)
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Sylvia
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Emiline Bronson (as Jacqueline DeWit)
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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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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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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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When Sylvia opens the chest in the lounge and finds the skull, it is facing forward. In the longer shots, thereafter, it is facing upwards towards her. See more »

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[first lines]
Gail: Leo? Leo, are you out here?
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Liebestraum (Love's Dream)
(uncredited)
Music by Franz Liszt
Played on organ by Sharon Douglas
Arranged by Karl Hajos
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Welcome to Fog Island
13 February 2006 | by (Derby, England) – See all my reviews

Fog Island is a rather creepy little chiller from B-movie specialists PRC.

A man who lives in a creepy mansion with his step-daughter on a small island shrouded in fog invites some of his friends to stay. This mansion has hidden extras including secret passages and hidden doorways. The man also gives each of his "friends" strange little gifts including a skull, a key and a times table book. This man has a reason for all this though and strange things start happening...

This movie is quite creepy and atmospheric even though a little slow moving at times.

The cast includes horror B-movie regulars George Zucco (The Flying Serpent, Scared To Death) and Lionel Atwill (The Vampire Bat, House of Dracula).

Fog Island is worth a look at. Not too bad.

Rating: 3 stars out of 5.


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