The House of the Arrow (1953 film)

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The House of the Arrow
"The House of the Arrow" (1953 film).jpg
Australian daybill poster
Directed by Michael Anderson
Produced by Vaughan N. Dean
Written by Edward Dryhurst
Based on The House of the Arrow
by A. E. W. Mason
Starring Oskar Homolka
Yvonne Furneaux
Robert Urquhart and
Music by Gerald Crossman
Cinematography Erwin Hillier
Edited by Edward B. Jarvis
Production
company
Distributed by Associated British-Pathé (UK)
Release date
August 1953
Running time
73 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The House of the Arrow is a 1953 British mystery film directed by Michael Anderson and starring Oskar Homolka, Robert Urquhart and Yvonne Furneaux. It is the fourth film version of the novel The House of the Arrow by A. E. W. Mason, featuring his French detective Inspector Hanaud.[1]

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Critical reception[edit]

Allmovie wrote, "one advantage the 1953 version of House of the Arrow has over the first versions is the bluff, hearty presence of Oscar Homolka, who could entertain an audiences by reading the want ads if he so desired" ;[2] and Britmovie noted, "director Michael Anderson handles the thrills pleasantly and the noir suspense is balanced out by Hanaud’s conceited humour with fine results. Austrian actor Oscar Homolka produces a fine portrayal of Mason’s super-smug detective of the French Surete, and the rest of the Anglo-French cast provide sterling support in this well turned-out thriller." [3]

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External links[edit]

The House of the Arrow on IMDb