WriterWilkie Collins, The Woman In White, Edward Dryhurst, H.F. Maltby Release date1940 ScreenplayH. F. Maltby, Edward Dryhurst, Frederick Hayward CastTod Slaughter (The False Sir Percival Glyde), Sylvia Marriott (Laurie Fairlie / Anne Catherick), Hilary Eaves (Marion Fairlie), Geoffrey Wardwell (Paul Hartwright), Hay Petrie (Dr. Isidor Fosco), Margaret Yarde (Mrs. Bullen) Similar moviesRelated George King movies
Crimes at the dark house 1940 trailer
Crimes at the Dark House is a (1940) British film directed by George King starring Tod Slaughter, Sylvia Marriott and Hilary Eaves. It is loosely based on the novel The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins.
In this lurid melodrama Tod Slaughter plays a villain who murders the wealthy Sir Percival Glyde in the gold fields of Australia and assumes his identity in order to inherit his estate in England. On arriving in England he schemes to marry an heiress for her money and, with the connivance of the enigmatic Count Fosco, embarks on a killing spree of all who suspect him to be an imposter and get in the way of his plans to be the Lord the Manor.
Tod Slaughter as The False Percival Glyde
Sylvia Marriott as Laurie Fairlie / Anne Catherick