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House of Mystery (1961)

 |  Horror  |  April 1961 (UK)
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A young couple go to check out a house they're thinking of buying. A somewhat mysterious woman tells the couple several stories of the fates that befell the house's previous owners.

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Peter Dyneley ...
Mark Lemming
Jane Hylton ...
Stella Lemming
Nanette Newman ...
Joan Trevor
Maurice Kaufmann ...
Henry Trevor
Colin Gordon ...
Burdon
John Merivale ...
Clive
Ronald Hines ...
Young husband
Colette Wilde ...
Wife
Molly Urquhart ...
Mrs. Bucknall
George Selway ...
Constable
Freda Bamford
Roy Purcell
John Abineri ...
Milkman
Pearson Dodd
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A young couple go to check out a house they're thinking of buying. A somewhat mysterious woman tells the couple several stories of the fates that befell the house's previous owners.

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First screened in 1961 as a second feature in British cinemas, it later turned up on American Television as an episode of Kraft Mystery Theater (1959). See more »

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7 February 2001 | by (Suffolk, England) – See all my reviews

I saw this film a few years ago, and couldn't believe how frightening it is. I don't think I've seen anything that has given me the creeps quite so much. I also like the Irene Handl one-liner to her policeman husband, to the effect: "You'd better take your time going round there, so you don't get hurt". But seriously, the use of flashbacks within flashbacks, and the ending, also.


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