MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 19,201 this week

Arsenic & Old Lace (1962)

TV Movie  |   |  5 February 1962 (USA)
8.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.3/10 from 31 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(adaptation), (play)
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 5106 titles
created 12 Oct 2012
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Arsenic & Old Lace (TV Movie 1962)

Arsenic & Old Lace (TV Movie 1962) on IMDb 8.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Arsenic & Old Lace.

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Nightmare at Bittercreek (TV Movie 1988)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Four vacationing women back-packing in the Sierra mountains unwittingly stumble upon a hideout, and are terrorized by a ruthless group of Neo-Nazis in a deadly game of cat and mouse. With ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Burstall
Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Tom Skerritt, Constance McCashin
Biography | Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A highly stylized surreal farce about the events leading up to Custer's Last Stand anachronistically reenacted in an urban renewal area in modern Paris.

Director: Marco Ferreri
Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Michel Piccoli
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

At a boarding school for boys in Northern Germany, one student named Kurrat vanishes one night without informing anybody after having had a fight with one of the teachers. Soon, the Police ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer
Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Konrad Georg, Horst Tappert
Kid Blue (1973)
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Bickford Waner, an apparently naive young man from Fort Worth, arrives in the tiny Texas town of Dime Box and takes on a variety of menial jobs. He's befriended by Reese Ford and his wife ... See full summary »

Director: James Frawley
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Warren Oates, Peter Boyle
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family.

Director: Frank Capra
Stars: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey
Invasion (TV Movie 1997)
Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Small rocks fall from the sky which, when touched, trigger a latent virus that has always existed in humans and begins mutating them into an alien species. Taking advantage of its hive ... See full summary »

Director: Armand Mastroianni
Stars: Luke Perry, Kim Cattrall, Rebecca Gayheart
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A rooming house landlady recalls her past in flashbacks.

Director: Daniel Mann
Stars: Shirley Booth, Robert Ryan, Marjie Millar
Starstruck (1982)
Comedy | Musical | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Young woman wants to become the next big singer with the help of her friends and despite the wishes of her working class family.

Director: Gillian Armstrong
Stars: Jo Kennedy, Ross O'Donovan, Margo Lee
Arsenic and Old Lace (TV Movie 1971)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Kris Betz
Stars: Marc Bober, Nand Buyl, Marc Decorte
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: José María Forqué
Stars: Emma Penella, Amelia Bence, Luis Prendes
Frente Al Mar (1978)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Gonzalo García Pelayo
Stars: Miguel Ángel Iglesias, Rosa Ávila, Javier García Pelayo
The Passage (1986)
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Director: René Manzor
Stars: Alain Delon, Christine Boisson, Jean-Luc Moreau
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
Dorothy Stickney ...
...
...
...
Farrell Pelly ...
...
Nathaniel Frey ...
Officer Klein
Dodie Heath ...
Elaine Harper (as Dody Heath)
Alan MacAteer ...
Mr. Gibbs
Ralph Dunn ...
Edward F. Cullen ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Himself--promoting the next episode
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 February 1962 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: Arsenic & Old Lace (#11.3)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of ITV Play of the Week: Arsenic and Old Lace (1958) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Classic line!
26 July 2008 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this as a child on TV. I wonder if there is a kine scope or video of this Hallmark Hall of Fame show somewhere? It's truly a delightful play that was once performed at my high school back in the 1960's. As I remember the show generally had a non-film look. So probably a copy on film of this play is nonexistent. As I understand it, Karloff had originally played Jonathan Brewster in the initial run of the play. I would definitely be interested in buying this version if it were available. Raymond Massey does a creditable job as Jonathan in the filmed version but the impact of these lines are lessened somewhat. Those immortal lines spoken by Karloff as Jonathan Brewster: "He said I looked like Boris Karloff!"


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Arsenic & Old Lace (1962) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?