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The Lodger

The Lodger(1944)

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Brief Synopsis

The inhabitants of a boarding house fear the new lodger is Jack the Ripper.

Cast & Crew

John Brahm Director
Merle Oberon Kitty Langley
George Sanders Inspector John Warwick
Laird Cregar The Lodger, Slade
Sir Cedric Hardwicke Robert Burton
Sara Allgood Ellen Burton
Aubrey Mather Superintendent Sutherland
Doris Lloyd Jennie
David Clyde Sergeant Bates
Helena Pickard Annie Rowley
Lumsden Hare Dr. Sheridan
Frederick Worlock Sir Edward Willoughby

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1944 Production Date:  EB
loaner #2276 +e 2 Jan 1995
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  84 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,380    
Duration(reels):  9    

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  • "He's a curious fellow"

    Jeff Boston 2018-04-05

    The inimitable Sanders lays down for Laird, with the end product being a Cregar creep show (but like all the Golden Age films, pleasingly light on... MORE>

  • Smart and Suspenseful

    Tawny 2017-01-10

    Movies like this are hard to find. Whatever happened to startling suspense with undercurrents of twists and turns? Merle Oberon and Laird Cregar are well... MORE>

  • the lodger

    kevin sellers 2016-03-12

    Director John Brahm and cinematographer Lucien Ballard do a great job of providing us with an unsettling, Victorian, nighttime world of shadows, fog, and... MORE>