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The Dark Stairway

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Country  United Kingdom
Director  Arthur B. Woods
Language  English
Writer  Brock Williams, Mignon G. Eberhart
Release date  January 1938 (1938-01)

The Dark Stairway is a 1938 British crime film, directed by Arthur B. Woods and starring Hugh Williams, Chili Bouchier and Garry Marsh.

The film was a quota quickie production, based on the 1931 novel From This Dark Stairway by Mignon G. Eberhart. In the film, professional jealousy and rivalry erupts in a hospital over the discovery of a revolutionary new formula for anaesthetic, leading to murder. The Dark Stairway is now classed as a lost film.

Cast

  • Hugh Williams as Dr. Thurlow
  • Chili Bouchier as Betty Trimmer
  • Garry Marsh as Dr. Mortimer
  • Reginald Purdell as Askew
  • Lesley Brook as Mary Cresswell
  • Aubrey Pollock as Dr. Cresswell
  • Glen Alyn as Isabel Simmonds
  • John Carol as Merridew
  • Robert Rendel as Dr. Fletcher
  • References

    The Dark Stairway Wikipedia
    The Dark Stairway IMDb


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