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Dead of Night 1945 PG

104 mins United Kingdom Director. Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer

This masterful portmanteau British horror laid the foundations for a slew of similarly structured films in the 1960s and 70s. But no imitator could hope to better this superb collection of macabre supernatural tales, which take in haunted mirrors, ghostly children (and golfers), deadly premonitions, and, most memorably, a demented ventriloquist and his treacherous dummy.

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Directed by

Alberto Cavalcanti

Charles Crichton

Basil Dearden

Robert Hamer

Featuring

Mervyn Johns

Anthony Baird

Robert Wyndham

Genres

Horror Anthology Fantasy

Tags

Christmas Ventriloquism Golf Hearses Mirrors Dreams

Collection

Halloween Haunted Gothic: The Dark Heart of Film Closed Captions

Certificate

PG

Released

1945

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Ealing Studios

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