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The Spiral Staircase Reviews

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Staci Layne Wilson
Horror.com
February 23, 2010
This dated old chestnut definitely wouldn't hold up as-is for today's audiences, but for fans of classic cinema it's well worth a look.
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion
September 25, 2009
Erected on expressionistic Gothic menace
Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com
March 16, 2009
Psychological drama has its share of chills; led by Dorothy McGuire standout.
| Original Score: 5/5
Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television
August 9, 2007
Complex thriller with rich style.
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 26, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 16, 2004
The radiant heroine performance by Dorothy McGuire as a terrified mute, who conveys her inner thoughts without dialogue, was priceless.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
November 18, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Rebecca Murray
About.com
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
November 6, 2002
Great period noir from Robert Siodmak.
| Original Score: 4/5

TV Guide
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
June 1, 2007
...the majority of the film's running time [is] bogged down in the dull exploits of several uninteresting characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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