The House in Marsh Road – UK, 1960

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The House in Marsh Road  – US TV title: Invisible Creature – is a 1960 British supernatural horror feature film directed by Montgomery Tully (The Electronic MonsterThe Terrornauts) from a screenplay written by producer Maurice J. Wilson, based on the story The House on Marsh Road by Laurence Meynell.

Main cast:

Tony Wright (The Man Who Haunted HimselfThe Creeping Flesh), Patricia Dainton, Sandra Dorne (Devil Doll; The Playbirds), Derek Aylward, Sam Kydd (Island of Terror; The Projected Man), Llewellyn Rees, Anita Sharp-Bolster (Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, TV series; The Hands of Orlac).


When his young wife (Dainton) inherits ‘Four Winds’, an old house in the countryside, a bored alcoholic writer (Wright) plots to murder her so he can inherit the property and marry a curvaceous blonde divorcee (Dorne) instead. However, the resident poltergeist intervenes…


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Reviews [click links to read more]:

‘ …entertaining and atmospheric low-budget feature rises above the standard expected from the much-maligned B-movie.’


‘This is a rather tame supernatural thriller…’ Phil Hardy (editor), The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror

Choice dialogue:

“Everything and everybody in this town’s gone supernatural!”




Cast and characters:

  • Tony Wright – David Linton
  • Patricia Dainton – Jean Linton
  • Sandra Dorne – Valerie Stockley
  • Derek Aylward – Richard Foster
  • Sam Kydd – Morris Lumley
  • Llewellyn Rees – Webster
  • Anita Sharp-Bolster – Mrs. O’Brien
  • Roddy Hughes – Daniels
  • Harry Hutchinson – Landlord
  • Olive Sloane – Mrs. Morris
  • Geoffrey Denton – Police Inspector
  • Olga Dickie – Hotel Proprietress



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