The Red House (1947)
Average Rating: 6.6/10
Reviews Counted: 5
Fresh: 4 | Rotten: 1
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Release Date: Jan 1, 1947 Wide
Average Rating: 3.3/5
User Ratings: 826
Delmer Daves directs the noirish thriller The Red House, based on the novel by George Agnew Chamberlain. Edward G. Robinson plays Pete Morgan, a farmer who harbors dark secrets and refuses to let anyone near the red house in the woods behind the house. In order to fend off trespassers, he hires Teller (Rory Calhoun) to stand guard. He lives with his sister, Ellen (Judith Anderson), and his adopted daughter, Meg (Allene Roberts). When they hire Meg's friend, Nath Storm (Lon McCallister), to help
Jan 1, 1947 Wide
Dec 22, 1998
American Pop Classics
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This isn't a noir in the traditional sense, but it boasts enough ingredients to pass as one.
A peculiar thriller with some horror overtones. It conjures up a wholesome small town feel, complete with nosy neighbors and gossip, and an undercurrent that grows increasingly darker.
Another classic Robinson performance in a moody thriller.
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