Crimes at the Dark House

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Crimes at the Dark House
Crimes at the Dark House FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by George King
Produced by George King (producer)
Odette King (producer)
Written by Wilkie Collins (novel The Woman In White)
Edward Dryhurst (writer)
Frederick Hayward (writer)
H.F. Maltby (writer)
Starring Tod Slaughter
Music by Jack Beaver
Cinematography Hone Glendinning
Edited by Jack Harris
Release date
Running time
69 minutes
Country UK
Language English

Crimes at the Dark House is a (1940) British film directed by George King starring Tod Slaughter, Sylvia Marriott and Hilary Eaves. It is loosely based on the novel The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins.

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In this lurid melodrama Tod Slaughter plays a villain who murders the wealthy Sir Percival Glyde in the gold fields of Australia and assumes his identity in order to inherit his estate in England. On arriving in England he schemes to marry an heiress for her money and, with the connivance of the enigmatic Count Fosco, embarks on a killing spree of all who suspect him to be an imposter and get in the way of his plans to be the Lord the Manor.



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