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The Fall of the House of Usher
The Fall of the House of Usher

The Fall of the House of Usher 1950


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The Fall of the House of Usher 1950 PG

70 mins United Kingdom Director. Ivan Barnett

The only film awarded an 'H' (for Horrific) certificate by the British censor in 1950, and notably featuring the screen debut of award-winning actress Gwen Watford, this little-known Poe adaptation was shot on a shoestring around the seaside town of Hastings. Despite its tiny budget, the film still generates atmospheric moments of weirdness and tension.

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Directed by

Ivan Barnett




Gothic: The Dark Heart of Film Based on the Book… Haunted The Dark Arts


PG The BBFC classified this picture an X on March 22, 1956




United Kingdom



Production company

G.I.B. Films (Hastings)

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