The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960)

This is the film version of William Inge's Pulitzer Prize winning play about an Oklahoma family. Rubin (Robert Preston) and his wife Cora (Dorothy McGuire) have marital problems, which drives Rubin into the arms of Mavis (Angela… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 22, 1960
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Emanuel Levy
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This version of William Inge's family melodrama is verbose and lacks subtlety, but the acting is good, especially Shirley Knight who received her Oscar nomination.

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