The Spiral Staircase
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Thriller / Horror (1945) 83 minutes ~ Black & White
Beautiful young mute Helen is a domestic worker for old ailing Mrs. Warren. Mrs. Warren's two sons, Albert (a professor) and womanizing impudent Steven, also live in the Warren mansion. Mrs. Warren becomes concerned for Helen's safety when a rash of murders involving 'women with afflictions' hits the neighborhood. She implores her physician, Dr. Parry, to take Helen away for her own safety. When another murder occurs inside the Warren mansion, it becomes obvious that Helen is in danger.
Director: Robert Siodmak
Writers: Mel Dinelli (screenplay), Ethel Lina White
Stars: Dorothy McGuire, George Brent and Ethel Barrymore