Among the Living (1941 film)

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Among the Living
Among the Living (film) poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Produced by Sol C. Siegel
Screenplay by
Story by
  • Brian Marlow
  • Lester Cole
Starring
Music by Gerard Carbonara
Cinematography Theodor Sparkuhl
Edited by Everett Douglas
Production
company
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
  • December 12, 1941 (1941-12-12) (New York City)
Running time
67 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Among the Living is a 1941 film noir directed by Stuart Heisler, and starring Albert Dekker, Susan Hayward, Harry Carey and Frances Farmer.[1] The film is a mix of social drama, horror film, and suspense thriller.

Plot[edit]

Albert Dekker plays twins, John and Paul. Paul was supposed to have died when he was 10 years old, but actually went insane and was shut up in a secret room in his parents' mansion.

Cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

Time Out Paris called it "a gripping piece of Southern Gothic".[2] Ted Shen of the Chicago Reader wrote, "The cinematography is gloomy and noirish but the psychology is simplistic".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Among the Living at the American Film Institute Catalog.
  2. ^ "Among the Living". Time Out Paris. Retrieved February 20, 2015. 
  3. ^ Shen, Ted. "Among the Living". Chicago Reader. Retrieved February 20, 2015. 

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