The Old Dark House
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It's a wildly varied group that takes shelter from a raging English storm in the forbidding mansion of the Femm family. Among the reluctant guests are stuffed-shirt Philip Waverton (Raymond Massey): Philip's sensitive wife Margaret (Gloria Stuart); their mutual friend, disillusioned war veteran Roger Penderell (Melvyn Douglas); vulgar self-made millionaire Sir William Porterhouse (Charles Laughton); and Porterhouse's no-better-than-she-ought-to-be lady friend Gladys DuCane (Lillian Bond). Under the baleful eyes of ungracious, atheistic host Horace Femm (Ernst Thesiger) and… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's a classic horror tale, the apotheosis of all "Old House" spooky films."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"My favorite James Whale movie."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"A great creeeeepy horror classic."
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"Richly atmospheric, beautifully crafted, creepy -- and most of all subversively funny and full of terrific dialogue."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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