The Uninvited
First screened in January 2010
Director: Lewis Allen. Cast: Ray Milland, Gail Russell, Ruth Hussey, Cornelia Otis Skinner, Barbara Everest, Donald Crisp, Dorothy Stickney, Alan Napier, Ivan F. Simpson, voice of Betty Farrington. Screenplay: Dodie Smith and Frank Partos (based on the novel Uneasy Freehold by Dorothy Macardle).

Twitter Capsule: Couldn't get into this. Some moody photography, but lives as fully in Rebecca's shadow as second Mrs. de Winter does.

VOR:   Oscar-nom'd cinematography. Criterion's just done a DVD, so don't take my word for it. But I don't have that Fresh feeling.

Photo © 1944 Paramount Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Cinematography (Black & White): Charles Lang

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