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The Spiral Staircase

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Original title
The Spiral Staircase
Year
Running time
83 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Mel Dinelli (Novel: Ethel Lina White)
Music
Roy Webb
Cinematography
Nicholas Musuraca (B&W)
Cast
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Producer
RKO
Genre
Mystery. Thriller. Film noir | Serial Killers. 1910s. Psychological Thriller
Synopsis / Plot
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.
Awards
1946: Nominated for Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Ethel Barrymore)
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