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Although on IMDb this is tagged as a horror movie as well as a thriller
it is not a horror film. It's a thriller, very film noir(ish). The
seance might be the only real impression this a horror film. Sure there is a man speaking in a "spooky voice" in the beginning of it, a man simulating his own death through yoga, a woman seemingly going insane, ugly step-mom and step-sister trying to drive her mad but the film is a thriller... maybe with some over/under tones of horror.
I will have to agree this movie is similar to Gaslight (1944) It's sorta a rehash of it but with the mystery removed. Gaslight the better film but this one isn't all that bad.
This film helped Hammer to pave it's way into the horror genre and is worth a watch but not a film to go out of your way to find.
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