Candles at Nine

Directed by: John Harlow
Writen by: Anthony Gilbert, John Harlow
Produced by: Wallace Orton
Run Time:1 hour, 23 minutes
Content Type Rating:NR
Year:1944
Genres:Mystery, Crime
Collections:Creepy Brit, Featured
Cast: Jesse Matthews, John Stuart, Beatrix Lehmann, Eliot Makeham, John Salew, Joss Ambler
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Plot:

A little long-winded, but overall this is a pretty enjoyable, sometimes very creepy British murder mystery. Much of the action is centered around a spooky old house where a singer is forced to spend the night in order to claim her inheritance. Lots of suspicious characters are lurking about. The highlight of the film is Lehman, who turns in one of the best-ever performances as a sinister housekeeper. British singing star Matthew's last starring role. Plays like a horror film in places. This video was transferred from a 16mm print.

User Reviews

by vintagegirl on April 01, 2013, 04:05 PM

worth a watch -- atmospheric but not too heavy.

by Anonymous on December 29, 2013, 06:35 AM

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