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George Bricker (screenplay)
Dwight V. Babcock (original story)
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Release Date:
17 May 1946 (USA) See more »
A woman whose hatred knew no bounds! See more »
A young heiress finds evidence suggesting that at night she acts under the influence of a family curse and has begun committing ghastly murders in a nearby park. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Don Porter ... Barry Lanfield

June Lockhart ... Phyllis Allenby

Sara Haden ... Martha Winthrop

Jan Wiley ... Carol Winthrop

Lloyd Corrigan ... Detective Latham

Dennis Hoey ... Inspector Pierce

Martin Kosleck ... Dwight Severn

Eily Malyon ... Hannah
Frederick Worlock ... Constable Ernie Hobbs (as Frederic Worlock)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Clara Blandick ... Mrs. McBroom (uncredited)

James Finlayson ... Constable With Hobbs and Latham (uncredited)
Olaf Hytten ... Constable Alfred (uncredited)
Warren Jackson ... Constable (uncredited)

William H. O'Brien ... Constable (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Constable (uncredited)
David Thursby ... Constable Herbert (uncredited)
Joan Wells ... Phyllis - as a Child (uncredited)

Directed by
Jean Yarbrough 
Writing credits
George Bricker (screenplay)

Dwight V. Babcock (original story)

Produced by
Ben Pivar .... producer
Original Music by
William Lava (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Maury Gertsman (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Paul Landres 
Art Direction by
Abraham Grossman 
Jack Otterson 
Set Decoration by
Russell A. Gausman 
Leigh Smith 
Costume Design by
Vera West (gowns)
Makeup Department
Jack P. Pierce .... director of makeup
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ralph Slosser .... assistant director (uncredited)
Sound Department
Bernard B. Brown .... sound director
Joe Lapis .... sound technician
Music Department
William Lava .... musical director
Frank Skinner .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Other crew
Raymond Kessler .... dialogue director
Crew verified as complete

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61 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Finland:K-7 (2004) | Finland:(Banned) (1947) | Germany:6 | UK:U | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #11426)

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Filming completed on Christmas Eve 1945.See more »
Phyllis Allenby:I feel terribly sleepy as if I'd been drugged.
Martha Winthrop:You're right. I drugged you.
Phyllis Allenby:So I wouldn't hear the dogs?
Martha Winthrop:No Phyllis. I'm going to kill you.
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Lacking in any suspense, 4 March 2014
Author: utgard14 from USA

A young woman comes to believe she is responsible for a series of gruesome murders due to a family curse. Disappointing mystery film from Universal falsely advertised as a horror movie. It's even included on their Wolf Man Legacy DVD set. The movie is not a horror film and features no werewolves or other supernatural occurrences. I can excuse the disappointment over the misleading title and judge the movie on its own merits. What I can't excuse is that, as a mystery, it's decidedly predictable and unexciting. There's no suspense and if you can't predict who the killer is, congratulations on seeing your first movie ever.

June Lockhart, years from being immortalized as one of the great TV moms, plays the lead character as doe-eyed and dull-witted. Her childish belief that she is a serial killer is backed up by no reason. So the audience neither feels tension that she might be the killer (we know she's not) nor sympathy for her since she's so dense. The supporting cast is nice, as it almost always was with Universal in the '40s. Don Porter, Dennis Hoey, Sara Haden, Lloyd Corrigan, Jan Wiley are all fine. The Universal "look," as well as a nice supporting cast, make it watchable for fans. But I doubt casual viewers will find much of interest here.

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