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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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  • Well acted, thoughtful, excellent movie

    Valerie Parenica 2015-07-23

    This movie shows the heart and struggles of young and older through joblessness, bigotry,and loneliness. What a gem! It's time for this one to be... MORE>

  • Still Waiting

    enaj55 2015-05-16

    I wrote about this film back in Dec of 2010. My feelings than are the same today. Why can't we purchase this film on DVD? I still say it is one of the... MORE>

  • THE DARK AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS

    Arce 2015-04-02

    It has been many years since I have seen this movie. Was hoping to see or beable to buy on TCMDorothy McGuire has always been a favorite actress of mine... MORE>