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Castle Sinister (1948)

Various people converge on remote, eerie Glennye Castle which is reputedly haunted by the ghost of a former lord. One of the guests is actually a Nazi spy and the real father of Lady ... See full summary »

Director:

Oscar Burn

Writers:

Mary Cathcart Borer (screenplay by) (as Egan Storm), Vance Youden (adapted from the play: "Mark of Judas")
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mara Russell-Tavernan Mara Russell-Tavernan ... Marchioness of Glenye
Robert Essex Robert Essex ... Nigel
Karl Meir Karl Meir ... Selwyn
James Liggat James Liggat ... Neale (as James Liggatt)
John Gauntley John Gauntley ... Michael
Alastair Hunter ... McTavish (as Alistair Hunter)
Maureen O'Moor Maureen O'Moor ... Maggie
Myra Celian Myra Celian ... Lorna
Patricia St. John Patricia St. John ... Jean
Humphrey Stamford Humphrey Stamford ... McWerter
Lucien Boré Lucien Boré ... Fairfax
Hugh Arnald Hugh Arnald ... Matthews
Harald Melvill Harald Melvill ... Crofter
Peter Emmott Peter Emmott ... Taxi Driver
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Various people converge on remote, eerie Glennye Castle which is reputedly haunted by the ghost of a former lord. One of the guests is actually a Nazi spy and the real father of Lady Glennye's son. She threatens to expose him, but he is shot after the arrival of a British agent. Lady Glennye also dies and "The Glennye Phantom" - a hooded skeleton - puts in an appearance too. Written by don 138

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 February 1948 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Hertfordshire, England, UK See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Michael Glenye: In life, loyalty to kith and kin. In death, loyalty to king and country. That has been the motto of the Glenyes for centuries past.
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Connections

Remade as The Devil's Jest (1954) See more »

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Really poor
15 January 2019 | by nickharvey-28391See all my reviews

Considering other great films of the era this is worse than a b movie of the time.


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