The House in Marsh Road is a 1960 British supernatural horror feature film directed by Montgomery Tully (The Electronic Monster; The Terrornauts) from a screenplay written by producer Maurice J. Wilson, based on the story The House on Marsh Road by Laurence Meynell.
The movie stars Tony Wright (The Man Who Haunted Himself; The 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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‘ …entertaining and atmospheric low-budget feature rises above the standard expected from the much-maligned B-movie.’ BritMovie.co.uk
‘This is a rather tame supernatural thriller…’ Phil Hardy (editor), The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror
“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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