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The Spiral Staircase (1945)

The Spiral Staircase (1945)
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George Brent George Brent
Professor Warren
Ethel Barrymore Ethel Barrymore
Mrs. Warren
Kent Smith Kent Smith
Dr. Parry
Rhonda Fleming Rhonda Fleming
Blanche
Gordon Oliver Gordon Oliver
Steve Warren
Elsa Lanchester Elsa Lanchester
Mrs. Oates
Sara Allgood Sara Allgood
Nurse Barker


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Mel Dinelli Mel Dinelli
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Ethel Lina White Ethel Lina White


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Beautiful young mute Helen is a domestic worker for old ailing Mrs. Warren. Mrs. Warren's two sons, Albert (a professor) and womanizing impudent Steven, also live in the Warren mansion. Mrs. Warren becomes concerned for Helen's safety when a rash of murders involving 'women with afflictions' hits the neighborhood. She implores her physician, Dr. Parry, to take Helen away for her own safety. When another murder occurs inside the Warren mansion, it becomes obvious that Helen is in danger.
Release date: 31 May 1946
UPC: 013131119299
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