A mother wishes for the return of her dead son, and that wish is granted by a charm made from a severed monkey's paw.

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Cast overview:
Milton Rosmer ...
Mr. Trelawne
Megs Jenkins ...
Mrs. Trelawne
Michael Martin Harvey ...
Kelly
Eric Micklewood ...
Tom Trelawne
Brenda Hogan ...
Beryl
Mackenzie Ward ...
Noel Lang
Joan Seton ...
Dorothy Lang
Norman Shelley ...
Monoghan
Alfie Bass ...
Speedway Track Manager
Rose Howlett ...
Mrs. Gurney
Hay Petrie ...
Grimshaw
Sydney Tafler ...
The Dealer (as Sydney Taffler)
Patrick Ward ...
Sgt. Lawson
Vincent Lawson ...
Morgan
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A mother wishes for the return of her dead son, and that wish is granted by a charm made from a severed monkey's paw.

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Disappointing version of oft told story
23 June 2012 | by (london) – See all my reviews

IMDb lists no less than 12 versions of this tale.This is a British quota film made in 1948.It is rather disappointing.It just meanders along for the first half an hour and really squeezes the plot developments into the last half hour.Being a rather cheaply produced film the ending is done in a way that leaves more to the imagination.To bring off that style you need to have the inspiration of someone like Val Lewton.Needless to say this is not an attribute of this production.There is an appearance by a young ish Sydney Tafler shown with 2 fs in his surname.All told rather disappointing.At least i have reviewed the film unlike 2 of the reviews on this page.


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