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In 1916, beautiful young mute Helen is a domestic worker for elderly, ailing Mrs. Warren. Mrs. Warren's two adult sons, Albert (a professor) and womanizing impudent Steven, also live in the Warren mansion. Mrs. Warren becomes concerned for Helen's safety when a rash of murders involving 'women with afflictions' hits the neighborhood. She implores her physician, Dr. Parry, to take Helen away for he...

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Directed by

Robert Siodmak

Written by

Ethel Lina White (Novel)
Mel Dinelli (Screenplay)

Runtime

83 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

proto-slasher gothic staircase spiral staircase

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Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role