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Thumbnail for The Spiral Staircase (1946) The Spiral Staircase (1946)

Basics Critics:75Viewers:68Rusty:76
Category: Crime, Drama, Mystery/Noir/ThrillerNotable as: Film noirSub-Category: Film noir, Mystery, Psychological thriller, Thriller, Suspense, Crime Fiction, Crime Thriller, DramaRuntime: 83 - 84 minutesColor: black-and-white filmLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Robert SiodmakMusic: Roy WebbCinematography: Nicholas MusuracaStars: Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore, Kent Smith, Rhonda Fleming, Elsa Lanchester, Sara Allgood, Rhys WilliamsProducer: Dore ScharyStudio: RKO PicturesAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (Ethel Barrymore)Award details: (details at IMDb)

The Spiral Staircase is a 1946 American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Siodmak, from a screenplay by Mel Dinelli based on Ethel Lina White's novel Some Must Watch. The novel was adapted for a radio production starring Helen Hayes before reaching the screen.

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