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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 2 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: January 27, 2004
- Originally Released: 1948
- Label: Alpha Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Mary Beth Hughes & Charles Russell|
|Directed by||Lew Landers|
|Screenplay by||Jerome Todd Gollard|
Description by OLDIES.com:
Inspired by the radio show of the same name and reminiscent of both Shadow of a Doubt and The Night of the Hunter, Inner Sanctum features a tart and witty script crammed with lascivious one-liners and shadowy photography. A fluid camera prowls classic noir nightscapes - a decrepit boarding house, the banks of the river, a deserted train station and, most eerily, the park on the edge of the wood.
Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 35 ratings.
INNER SANCTUM was advertised - in part - as a big-screen adaptation of the radio program, without actually saying it was. Simon & Schuster owned the trademark to the name "Inner Sanctum" and the radio program was "borrowing" the use of the IS name under the condition that they pitch a mystery novel every week on the show. So produced Samuel Rheiner and Walter Shenson, wanting to cash in quick on the radio program, got permission from Simon & Schuster to use the name "Inner Sanctum," and skipped the radio program's trademark creaking door (which was copyrighted) and optioned for this low-budget murder mystery. Actually, it is a little more unusual than the standard murder mystery of the time. It was released by Film Classics, Inc., throug MRS Pictures, Inc. For years a 52 minute print missing part of the first reel was floating about and some vendors were selling a VHS copy of this shorter print for $20.00! Thankfully, Alpha is now offering this movie for $5.95 and on DVD. And Alpha's print is the complete 62 minute version so don't delay and grab this today!
a really good little film. unusual and exciting with a suitably gloomy atmosphere. good quality pictur too.
- Sales Rank: 4,181
- UPC: 089218431790
- Shipping Weight: 0.29/lbs (approx)
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