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The House of Horror
Also known as [The House of Horrors]
(1929) American
B&W : Seven reels / 5919 feet
Directed by Benjamin Christensen

Cast: Louise Fazenda [Louise], Chester Conklin [Chester], James Ford [Joe], Thelma Todd [Thelma], William V. Mong [the mystery man], Emile Chautard [the old miser], William Orlamond [Miller], Dale Fuller [Gladys], Tenen Holtz [Brown], Michael Visaroff [the chauffeur]

First National Pictures, Incorporated, production; distributed by [?] First National Pictures, Incorporated? / Scenario by Richard Bee, with dialogue by William Irish, from a screen story by Richard Bee. Cinematography by Ernest Haller and Sol Polito. Intertitles by Tom Miranda. Edited by Louis Silvers. Music by Louis Silvers. Presented by Richard A. Rowland. / © 27 March 1929 by First National Pictures, Incorporated [LP283]. Released 28 April 1929. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. Western Electric Vitaphone sound-on-disc sound system. / The film was also released in the USA in a silent version (at 5656 feet) on 7 April 1929. / Silent film, with talking sequences, synchronized music and sound effects.

Comedy-Drama: Mystery.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Domestics - Families: Brother-sister relationships, Uncles - Misers - Newspapers: Reporters - Spinsters - Synchronized sound film - USA: New York (New York), Ohio

Listing updated: 31 August 2009.

References: Edmonds-Todd p. 269 : Website-AFI.

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