The Spiral Staircase

Conflicts that freeze your emotions! Suspense that takes your breath!
The Spiral Staircase
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 23 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: October 2, 2018
  • Originally Released: 1946
  • Label: KL Studio Classics
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Audio Commentary by Film Historian Imagen Sara Smith
    • 1945 Screen Director's Playhouse Radio Broadcast of "The Spiral Staircase" with Dorothy McGuire and Robert Siodmak
    • Theatrical Trailer
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
    • Subtitles - English

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Entertainment Reviews:

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 3,039
...Siodmak's superb horror film broaches some very sinister themes...
Sight and Sound
Mar 1, 2002
This is a smooth production of an obvious, though suspenseful murder thriller, ably acted and directed. Mood and pace are well set, and story grips throughout. Full Review
Variety
Oct 17, 2016
This dated old chestnut definitely wouldn't hold up as-is for today's audiences, but for fans of classic cinema it's well worth a look. Full Review
Horror.com
Feb 23, 2010
Rating: 3.5/4 -- A haunted house tale where the ghosts are all too human. Full Review
From the Front Row
Jun 3, 2019
Rating: 4/5 -- Although its whodunnit aspect is weak, the strong camera angles and cast performance make this a fine film. Full Review
Empire Magazine
Oct 17, 2016
Rating: 4/5 -- Thought-provoking and disturbing, this masterly thriller is directed with touches of sheer genius by Robert Siodmak. Full Review
Radio Times
Oct 17, 2016
The film is likely to scare the daylights out of most of its audiences. Full Review
New York Times
May 20, 2003

Product Description:

Robert Siodmak's THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE is a classic Hitchcockian thriller set in a shadow-filled Victorian house. The manor's mute servant girl, Helen (Dorothy McGuire), is threatened by a murderer on the premises--a killer who targets those burdened by afflictions....

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Kino Lorber Studio Classics

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  • Sales Rank: 3,381
  • UPC: 738329215255
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