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The Dark at the Top of the Stairs

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs(1960)

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Brief Synopsis

Changing times create sexual tensions among members of a small-town family in the ''''20s.

Cast & Crew

Delbert Mann Director
Robert Preston Rubin Flood
Dorothy McGuire Cora Flood
Eve Arden Lottie
Angela Lansbury Mavis Pruitt
Shirley Knight Reenie Flood
Lee Kinsolving Sammy Golden
Robert Eyer Sonny Flood
Penney Parker Flirt Conroy
Ken Lynch Harry Ralston
Nelson Leigh Ed Peabody
Dennis Whitcomb Punky Givens
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 22 Sep 1960; Los Angeles opening: 28 Sep 1960
Release Date:  1960 Production Date:  own VHS (complete); AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  123 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Sexist and misogynist

    Mark 2018-05-03

    I am probably in the minority on this but my two cents. I find William Inge's work to be sexist and misogynist and Dark at the Top of the Stairs does... MORE>

  • A Must See For The Serious Viewer!!!

    wildkat 2018-04-10

    Simply put....a beautiful movie on many levels. Robert Preston gave a knockout performance!! I was able to view this movie on a competing broadcast option... MORE>

  • The dark at the top of the stairs

    Lou 2018-02-20

    Saw this movie when I was 11 years old. The story made a big impression on me. Very well written and acted movie. Knew nothing about anti semitism at that... MORE>