THE OLD DARK HOUSE

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26 11:30 AM
MONDAY, OCTOBER 28 7 PM
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31 9 PM

“Alongside The Bride of Frankenstein, Whale’s greatest film, a masterly mixture of macabre humour and effectively gripping suspense. A very simple story – a group of travellers stranded by a storm take shelter in the sinister, unwelcoming Femm household, a gloomy mansion peopled by maniacs and murderers – allows Whale to concentrate on quirky characters (Laughton’s brash, boorish Yorkshire mill-owner, blessed with a near-incomprehensible accent, is particularly delightful) and thick Gothic atmosphere to stunning effect….” (TimeOut London)

1932 James Whale 1.33:1 B&W dcp 72 min.