The Spiral Staircase

The Spiral Staircase
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 23 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: October 2, 2018
  • Originally Released: 1946
  • Label: KL Studio Classics
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Audio Commentary by Film Historian Imagen Sara Smith
    • 1945 Screen Director's Playhouse Radio Broadcast of "The Spiral Staircase" with Dorothy McGuire and Robert Siodmak
    • Theatrical Trailer
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
    • Subtitles - English

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 3,039
The Spiral Staircase, a murder mystery, knowingly paced by Director Robert Siodmak and shrewdly acted by an expert cast, including Ethel Barrymore, is choice, eerie entertainment. Full Review
TIME Magazine
Oct 17, 2016
This 1946 film is one of [Siodmak's] least interesting. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Oct 17, 2016
Rating: 5/5 -- Psychological drama has its share of chills; led by Dorothy McGuire standout.
Video-Reviewmaster.com
Mar 16, 2009
...Siodmak's superb horror film broaches some very sinister themes...
Sight and Sound
Mar 1, 2002
Rating: 4/5 -- Thought-provoking and disturbing, this masterly thriller is directed with touches of sheer genius by Robert Siodmak. Full Review
Radio Times
Oct 17, 2016
Rating: 3.5/4 -- A haunted house tale where the ghosts are all too human. Full Review
From the Front Row
Jun 3, 2019
This is a smooth production of an obvious, though suspenseful murder thriller, ably acted and directed. Mood and pace are well set, and story grips throughout. Full Review
Variety
Oct 17, 2016

Product Description:

Robert Siodmak's THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE is a classic Hitchcockian thriller set in a shadow-filled Victorian house. The manor's mute servant girl, Helen (Dorothy McGuire), is threatened by a murderer on the premises--a killer who targets those burdened by afflictions....

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Kino Lorber Studio Classics

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  • UPC: 738329215255
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