The Spiral Staircase Reviews

October 17, 2016
This is a smooth production of an obvious, though suspenseful murder thriller, ably acted and directed. Mood and pace are well set, and story grips throughout.
Top Critic
October 17, 2016
The Spiral Staircase, a murder mystery, knowingly paced by Director Robert Siodmak and shrewdly acted by an expert cast, including Ethel Barrymore, is choice, eerie entertainment.
October 17, 2016
This 1946 film is one of [Siodmak's] least interesting.
February 9, 2006
It's one of the undoubted masterpieces of the Gothic mode.
May 20, 2003
The film is likely to scare the daylights out of most of its audiences.