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The Uninvited (1944) was a Fantasy - Horror Film directed by Lewis Allen and produced by Charles Brackett.

The film was based on the novel Uneasy Freehold written by Dorothy Macardle published in 1942.

Academy Awards 1944 --- Ceremony Number 17 (source: AMPAS)

Best CinematographyCharles LangNominated

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The Uninvited (1944) and Stella by Starlight

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 6, 2021 From 4 Star Films

To place my cards on the table, next to the ouija boards and ghost catchers, I’m not always fond of haunted house movies because how many truly original iterations can you have out of one premise? Granted, there are lots of houses in the world, but how do you make each one stand out among the ... Read full article

The Uninvited (1944)

By Carol Martinheira on Oct 10, 2020 From The Old Hollywood Garden

The Uninvited (1944) On October 10, 2020 By CarolIn Uncategorized Horror Month is here! I say this every year, don’t I? But that’s only because I adore classic horror (imagine…) and I love talking about it. So let’s get right into it! Here’... Read full article

The Uninvited Ghost (2010)

By John Grant on Jun 22, 2019 From Noirish

US, Canada / 18 minutes / color / Echo North Dir, Scr: Heather Schmidt, Birgit U.E. Doll Pr: Heather Schmidt Cine: Gabriele Kislat Cast: Bob Bancroft, Clare Salstrom, Emory Murchison. A completely charming short that almost certainly doesn?t belong here but that I liked so much I persuaded myself h... Read full article

The Uninvited (1944) – with Ray Milland and Ruth Hussey

By Greg Orypeck on Apr 7, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! ?They call them the haunted shores, these stretches of?Devonshire? and?Cornwall?and ?Ireland?which rear up against the westward ocean.??Mists gather here . . . and sea fog . . . and eerie stories . . . ??part of the opening narration A ghost story???No, not the shocker kind, with raised ... Read full article

The Uninvited (1944)

on Oct 14, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film

Originally published October 29th, 2013 The Uninvited is Gothic horror done at its utmost best; where atmosphere plagues every corner, inundating the audience with unrepentant chills and spooks. Director Lewis Allen treats his tale with reverence, and the characters of Roderick and Pamela Fitzgerald... Read full article

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Pamela Fitzgerald: That's the dawn breeze...

Pamela Fitzgerald: Important decisions have to be made quickly.

Stella Meredith: [realizing Rick has written the music he is playing] You made that up?
Roderick Fitzgerald: Yes.
Stella Meredith: But you must be brilliant.
Roderick Fitzgerald: Oh, dazzling. People have to wear sunglasses.

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Facts about

Helen Walker and Veronica Lake were tested for the lead roles.
Some of the interior sets of Windwood Manor, such as the main staircase and parlor, were re-dressed sets from the 1942 film I Married a Witch.
The onscreen credits list Gail Russell as being 'introduced' in this film, but she actually made her screen debut a year earlier in Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour.
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