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The Spiral Staircase

The Spiral Staircase
  • 1946
  • USA
  • 83 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Robert Siodmak
  • Cast: Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore
  • UK release: 6 February 1946

In the early 20th century, young mute called Helen Capel is carer of wealthy Mrs. Warren, a strict widowed woman. Life in the house is quite peaceful and Helen has fallen in love with one of her master’s sons, Dr. Parry. However, when a serial killer raises havoc in the town by killing disabled young women, Helen becomes increasingly worried and believes that she will be the next victim.

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