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House of Mystery (1934)

House of Mystery (promoted as The House of Mystery) is a 1934 American murder thriller film directed by William Nigh from a screenplay by Albert DeMond, based on a play by Adam Shirk (The Ape). It was distributed by Monogram Pictures. Plot synopsis (spoilers): “Somewhere in… Read More ›

House of Mystery (1961)

House of Mystery is a 1961 British horror film written and directed by Vernon Sewell (Ghost Ship; The Blood Beast Terror; Burke & Hare). Cast: Peter Dyneley, Jane Hylton, Colin Gordon (The Body Beneath), Maurice Kaufmann, John Merivale, Colette Wilde,… Read More ›

Horrorpedia Facebook Group

Open up your mind for everyone’s dissection and delectation! There is now a Facebook Group for Horrorpedia users/followers. Sign up and have your say about all things horror related! Post anything and everything about horror, sci-fi, cult and exploitation movies… Read More ›

The Phantom Light

The Phantom Light is a 1935 British comedy thriller film produced by Jerome Jackson and directed by Michael Powell (Peeping Tom), based on Evadne Price and Joan Roy Byford’s play The Haunted Light. It stars Binnie Hale, Gordon Harker, Milton Rosmer and Herbert Lomas. The film makes a jokey reference to King Kong, released two years… Read More ›

Things Happen at Night

Things Happen at Night is a 1947 British comedy horror film, directed by Francis Searle, a jobbing director who worked fairly steadily from the early 1940s to the beginning of the 1970s without making anything of any significance. This is… Read More ›

The Gorilla (1939)

The Gorilla is a 1939 Twentieth Century-Fox  American comedy horror film directed by the prolific Allan Dwan from a screenplay by Rian James and Sid Silvers. It stars the Ritz Brothers, Anita Louise, Lionel Atwill, Bela Lugosi, Patsy Kelly, Joseph Calleia and Wally Vernon. It was based on a play of the same name by Ralph Spence – which had already been… Read More ›