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Melody in the Dark (1948)

Country of Origin: UK
Year of Production: 1948
Running Times: 68 mins
Format: black and white
Ratio:
Sound: mono

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Company: Advent Films
Producers: Robert Jordan Hill, John Guillermin

SCRIPT
Script: John Guillermin

DIRECTION
Director: Robert Jordan Hill, John Guillermin
Director: Leon Bijou

PHOTOGRAPHY
Director of Photography: Jo Jago (uncredited)

MUSIC
Songs: Robert Jordan Hill
Orchestrators: Stan Page, Sid Hadden, Spike Hornett

CAST
Ben Wrigley (Ben)
Eunice Gayson (Pat Evans)
Dawn Lesley (Dawn)
Richard Thorp (Dick)
Lionel Newbold (Uncle Egbert)
Ida Patlanski (Mrs Grimes)
Marion Sanders
London Lovelies (model girls)
Maisie Weldon
Stardusters Dance Orchestra
Alan Dean
The Keynotes
Carl Carlisle
Myrette Morven
Neville Sidney
Russell Westwood

PLOT SUMMARY

West End showgirl Pat Evans inherits her uncle's old house and his fortune and she and the rest of her recently unemployed company decide to move in. They transform the old plave into a nightclub, the Welcome Inn but their first show is interrupted by the lights failing and the appearance of a mysterious hooded figure moving on the dance floor. Are they really being haunted by a ghost?

AVAILABILITY

UK
Theatrical Distributors: Adelphi

KEYWORDS

fake ghosts, haunted houses, inheritances, old dark houses

 


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