The Guyra Ghost Mystery (1921)

UK,
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
silent

An Australian horror film directed by John Cosgrove.

Plot Summary

Psychic investigator Sherlock Doyle is asked to look into the apparent haunting of William Bowen's house in Guyra. Although one of the Bowen's eventually owns up to faking some of the “haunting”, there remains some doubt as to whether some of the phenomena is genuinely supernatural in origin. Based on a true story. No prints are known to have survived.

Credits

Crew
Director: John Cosgrove
Cosgrove and Regan
Script: John Cosgrove
Cinematographer: A.J. Moulton

Cast
John Cosgrove (Sherlock Doyle)
Nellie Regan
The Bowen Family

References

Books

  • Australian Film 1900-1977: A Guide to Feature Film Production by Andrew Pike and Ross Cooper p.142 – illustrated credits, synopsis