Run Time: 83 min. | b&w
Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore, Kent Smith
Genres: Drama | Horror | Mystery
The Spiral Staircase leads somewhere. Alternately viewed as a precursor to the modern slasher film, an allegory for the transition from silent to sound pictures, or a descent into the basement of gothic horror, this film is packed with allusions for the true film buff.