The Three Weird Sisters (1948)

35mm film, black and white
mono, English

A British horror film directed by Daniel Birt.

Plot Summary

A secretary rescues her boss from the clutches of his three murderous .


Directed by: Daniel Birt
© [not given on screen]
British National Films Ltd presents a British National production
Distributed by: Pathé
Produced by: Louis H. Jackson
Screenplay by: Louise Birt and Dylan Thomas
Story Adapted by: David Evans from the novel “The Case of the Three Weird Sisters” by Charlotte Armstrong
Director of Photography: Ernest Palmer
Editor: Monica Kimick
Music Composed and Directed by: Hans May
Sound Recordist: G. Adams
Wardrobe Supervisor: L.M. Tweedy
Make-up Artist: Henry Hayward
Hair Stylist: A.G. Scott
Art Director: C. Wilfred Arnold
Made and Produced at: National Studios, Elstree

Nancy Price [Gertrude Morgan-Vaughan]
Mary Clare [Maude Morgan-Vaughan]
Mary Merrall [Isobel Morgan-Vaughan]
Nova Pilbeam [Claire Prentiss]
Anthony Hulme [David Davies]
Raymond Lovell [Owen Morgan-Vaughan]
Elwyn Brook-Jones [Thomas]
Edward Rigby [Waldo]
Lloyd Pearson [solicitor]
Hugh Griffith [Mabli Hughes]
Marie Ault [Beattie]
David Davies [Police Sergeant]
Hugh Pryse [minister]



  • Kine Weekly no,2129 (19 February 1948) – review
  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.15 no.171 (March 1948) p.30 – credits, review
  • Today's Cinema vol.70 mo.5611 (18 February 1948) – review


  • British Sound Films: The Studio Years 1928-1959 by David Quinlan p.253 – credits, synopsis
  • English Gothic: A Century of Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby p.37
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.507