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The Old Dark House


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Classic comedy horror, continuing the Universal Horror season, starring Boris Kartoff. A group of stranded travellers is forced to take refuge from a storm in the house of the sinister Femm family. Ends 3.10am.
Director James Whale (1932. PG) (BW) (S) The Black Cat is on tomorrow at 1.40am. Gods and Monsters, a biographical drama about director James Whales , is on New Year's Eve at 10.15pm Films: pp 49-79****


Unknown: Boris Kartoff.
Director: James Whale
Director: James Whales
Morgan: Boris Kartoff
Roger Penderel: Melvyn Douglas
Sir William Porterhouse: Charles Laughton
Margaret Waverton: Gloria Stuart
Gladys DuCane: Lillian Bond
Horace Femm: Ernest Thesiger
Rebecca Femm: Eva Moore
Philip Waverton: Raymond Massey
Saul Femm: Brember Wills

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