At the Villa Rose (1940)

35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, English

A British borderline horror film directed by Walter Summers.


Directed by: Walter Summers
Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC)
Written by: Doreen Montgomery
Based on the Novel by: A.E.W. Mason
Director of Photography: Claude Friese-Greene
Editor: Lionel Tomlinson
Art Director: John Mead

Kenneth Kent (Inspector Hanaud)
Judy Kelly (Celia Harland)
Peter Murray-Hill (Harry Wethermill)
Walter Rilla (Mr Ricardo)
Ruth Maitland (Madame Dauvray)
Antoinette Cellier (Adele Rossignol)
Clifford Evans (Tace)
Martita Hunt (Helen Vaquier)
Ronald Adam (Mons. Besnard)
Arthur Hambling (Mons. Perrichet)

Alternative Titles

La casa abbandonata – Italian title
House of Mystery – US title
The Human Ghost – working title
In der Villa Rose – German title
Midnattsmysteriet – Swedish title
O Mistério da Vila Rose – Portuguese title
El misterio de Villa Rosa – Spanish title

See also
At the Villa Rose (1920)
At the Villa Rose (1930)


English Gothic: A Century of Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby pp.20
by Walt Lee p.204 – credits