The boys are sent to a mountain camp. Stranded in a small rural town, they hear about a "monster killer" roaming the countryside. At night, they sneak out. Peewee is shot by a grave-digger,... See full summary »
Greedy heirs gather to wait for the death of Henrietta Winslow. Murder, thunder claps, howling cats, gun shots, screams in the night, hidden passages -- all the proper ingredients.Written by
Ed Stephan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The "Universal Horror Classic Movie Archive" DVD boxed set release of this film includes a reissue trailer from Realart Pictures that moves 'Alan Ladd''s billing up to second (after Basil Rathbone) to take advantage of his later stardom at Paramount. See more »
[Quoting the sign at the gate]
That house is doubly blest / Which to our feline friends gives rest.
Oh, poetry, huh? It's beautiful, beautiful.
That's what Mrs. Winslows says. But as kids we used to say, In her hats are many bats / For spending all her dough on cats.
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The housekeeper's name (Gale Sondergaard) was "Abigail Doone".
Review: Even tho' this is a Great film, the first person to be murdered should've been Hugh Herbert! With his presence, this film can't decide whether it's a mystery trying to be a comedy, or vice-versa. It's STILL a great, spooky film, tho! Norm Vogel
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