The Spiral Staircase ()

directed by Robert Siodmak
featuring Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore, Kent Smith, Rhonda Fleming

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The wonderfully suspenseful psychological drama Spiral Staircase is the prototype of the "old dark house, lady in distress" thriller, full of dark corners, flickering candles and featuring a mysterious, menacing killer whose true identity remains hidden until the end. Helen Capel (Dorothy McGuire), mute because of a childhood trauma, cares for the owner of the house, the wealthy Mrs. Warren (Ethel Barrymore), a demanding, widowed invalid. Helen has quietly fallen in love with one of Mrs. Warren's sons, Dr. Parry (Kent Smith ...

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Rickster

Jul 1, 2010

Suspenceful

We enjoyed watching Ethel Barrymore and Dorothy McGuire enteracting together.
And the relationship with Dorothy and Kent
Smith.
George Brent played a Wonderful Villain.

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