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The Saturday Thriller: House of Strangers


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Feature films with suspense, danger, excitement
This week... starring Edward G. Robinson, Richard Conte, Susan Hayward

A power struggle within a New York-Italian banking family leads to conflict and hatred.
The disintegration of large families is a popular theme with American film-makers, and director Joseph L. Mankiewicz has made a successful movie working within this framework. Edward G. Robinson , who made his reputation in the gangster film "Little Caesar" way back in the 1930s, seems to have changed little since and always turns in a consummate performance; his role as a hard-headed banker in "House of Strangers" is no exception.


Screenplay: Philip Yordan
Based on a novel by: Jerome Weidman
Producer: Sol C. Siegel
Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Gino: Edward G. Robinson
Max: Richard Conte
Irene: Susan Hayward
Joe: Luther Adler
Pietro: Paul Valentine
Tony: Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Maria: Debra Paget
Helena: Hope Emerson

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The Saturday Thriller: House of Strangers

BBC One London, 8 February 1969 20.15

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