The Dark at the Top of the Stairs1960

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The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
Directed by:
Delbert Mann

Released in the USA on September 22 of 1960, "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs" (also known as "Buio in cima alle scale, Il", "Dunkle am Ende der Treppe, Das") is a Drama film directed by Delbert Mann , starring Robert Preston, Dorothy McGuire, Eve Arden, Angela Lansbury, Shirley Knight and Lee Kinsolving.

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Who is the director of "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs":

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs was directed by Delbert Mann, an American director, producer, and actor.

Before making The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, Delbert Mann had directed Middle of the Night, released in 1959, Separate Tables (1958), Desire Under the Elms (1958), The Bachelor Party (1957), Marty (1955). Since, he directed The Outsider, released in 1961, Lover Come Back (1961), That Touch of Mink (1962), A Gathering of Eagles (1963), Mister Buddwing (1966), and Fitzwilly (1967).

What was the release date of "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs":

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs was first released in the United States on Thursday, September 22, 1960. Also released on this day were All the Fine Young Cannibals (dir. Michael Anderson) and Tormented (dir. Bert I. Gordon). This was fifty-nine (59) years ago.

It has been released on Saturday, October 01, 1977 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs":

At the casting of The Dark at the Top of the Stairs we find Robert Preston, previously seen in Face to Face (1952) and My Outlaw Brother (1951); Dorothy McGuire (A Summer Place (1959), This Earth Is Mine (1959)); Eve Arden (Anatomy of a Murder (1959), Our Miss Brooks (1956)) [ more... ]

  • Angela Lansbury and Ken Lynch also appeared together in Mister Buddwing, released in 1966.
  • Angela Lansbury and Dorothy McGuire also appeared together in The Greatest Story Ever Told, released in 1965.
  • Ken Lynch and Eve Arden also appeared together in Anatomy of a Murder, released in 1959.
  • Penny Parker and Angela Lansbury also worked together in Till the Clouds Roll By, released in 1946.

What is the Storyline of "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs":

The drama centers on Rubin Flood, who loses his salesman job. While searching for a new job, he must deal with his wife, Cora, who shuns intimacy and mistakes his joblessness for stinginess, his shy daughter who prepares for her first dance and his pre-teen son who runs to his mother instead of dealing with bullies. He tries to find comfort with a friend, Mavis Pruitt, thus setting off rumors of an untoward relationship. In addition to the themes of modernization (i.e., not enough demand for horse harness, [...]

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