The House of the Seven Hawks

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The House of the Seven Hawks
The House of the Seven Hawks - Film Poster.jpg
Theatrical Film Poster
Directed by Richard Thorpe
Produced by David Rose (uncredited)
Written by Jo Eisinger
Based on novel The House of the Seven Flies by Victor Canning
Music by Clifton Parker
Muir Mathieson
Cinematography Ted Scaife
Edited by Ernest Walter
Coronado Productions
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British Studios
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
Running time
92 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Budget $535,000[1]
Box office $1,065,000[1]

The House of the Seven Hawks is a 1959 British mystery film directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Robert Taylor, Nicole Maurey and Linda Christian.[2] The film follows an American captain searching for sunken treasure who becomes entangled with criminals and is arrested by the Dutch police. It is based on the Victor Canning novel, The House of the Seven Flies, published in 1952.


Box Office[edit]

According to MGM records the film earned $415,000 in the US and Canada and $650,000 elsewhere, resulting in a loss of $20,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study .
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