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The House of Fear (1939)

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67 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A detective goes undercover as a producer to investigate an actor's murder, which occurred during the performance of a play. The actor's body disappeared shortly after the crime, and his ghost is rumored to be haunting the theater.See moreA detective goes undercover as a producer to investigate an actor's murder, which occurred during the performance of a play. The actor's body disappeared shortly after the crime, and his ghost is rumored to be haunting the theater. Written by Anonymous See less
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Director
Writers
Wadsworth Camp (novel "Backstage Phantom") | Thomas F. Fallon (play "The Last Warning") | Peter Milne
Cinematographer
Milton R. Krasner (as Milton Krasner)
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Updated Jun 30, 1939

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Jun 30, 1939 (United States)

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23 cast members
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William Gargan
Arthur McHugh Arthur McHugh   See fewer
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Irene Hervey
Alice Tabor Alice Tabor   See fewer
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Dorothy Arnold
Gloria DeVere Gloria DeVere   See fewer
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Alan Dinehart
Joseph Morton Joseph Morton   See fewer
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Harvey Stephens
Richard 'Dick' Pierce (as Harvey Stevens) Richard 'Dick' Pierce (as Harvey Stevens)   See fewer
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Walter Woolf King
Carleton Carleton   See fewer
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Robert Coote
Robert Morton Robert Morton   See fewer
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Jan Duggan
Sarah Henderson Sarah Henderson   See fewer
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Donald Douglas
John Woodford John Woodford   See fewer
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Hobart Cavanaugh
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Herbert Corthell
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Mark Daniels
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William Gould
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Harry Hayden
Coroner (uncredited) Coroner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Holmes Herbert
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Milton Kibbee
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Ben Lewis
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Raymond Parker
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Emory Parnell
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Tyler
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Charles C. Wilson
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6.7 / 10 | 75 votes