A Gallery of Ghostly Tales
October 22 The Uninvited (1944) 1 hr 39 min. at Mary J Benson Branch
A brother and sister (Ray Milland and Ruth Hussey) move into an old seaside house they find abandoned on the English coast. Their enchantment with the house diminishes as it becomes obvious that the house is haunted. The reasons for the haunting prove to be a complex mystery…and the supernatural activity at the house increases to a frightening level.
Black & white, monaural. Nominated for an Oscar. Based on a 1942 novel by Dorothy MacArdle. The song "Stella By Starlight" was written specifically for this movie, which is one of Guillermo del Toro’s six favourite horror movies.