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The House of the Seven Gables
Directed by:
Joe May

Directed by Joe May, "The House of the Seven Gables" (also known as "Casa dei sette camini, La") is a Thriller/Drama film, released in the USA on February 29 of 1940 , starring George Sanders, Margaret Lindsay, Vincent Price, Dick Foran, Nan Grey and Cecil Kellaway.

Who directed "The House of the Seven Gables":

The House of the Seven Gables was directed by Joe May, a director, producer, and writer.

Before The House of the Seven Gables, Joe May had directed The Invisible Man Returns, released in 1940, Confession (1937), Asphalt (1929). Since, he directed Hit the Road, released in 1941.

What was the release date of "The House of the Seven Gables":

The House of the Seven Gables was initially released on Thursday, February 29, 1940, in the United States. Another film released on Thursday, February 29, 1940 is Black Friday (dir. Arthur Lubin). This was seventy-nine (79) years ago.

Who is at the casting of "The House of the Seven Gables":

At the casting of The House of the Seven Gables we find George Sanders, previously seen in Green Hell (1940) and The Saint's Double Trouble (1940); Margaret Lindsay (British Intelligence (1940), The Under-Pup (1939)); Vincent Price (Green Hell (1940), The Invisible Man Returns (1940)) [ more... ]

  • Vincent Price, Nan Grey, Cecil Kellaway and Alan Napier also appeared in The Invisible Man Returns, released in 1940.
  • Charles Trowbridge and Dick Foran, Cecil Kellaway also appeared together in The Mummy's Tomb, released in 1942.
  • Miles Mander and Vincent Price, Nan Grey also worked together in Tower of London, released in 1939.
  • Dick Foran, Cecil Kellaway and Charles Trowbridge also appeared together in The Mummy's Hand, released in 1940.
  • Alan Napier, Miles Mander and Charles Trowbridge also appeared together in Madame Curie, released in 1943.
  • Margaret Lindsay, Nan Grey and Cecil Kellaway can be seen in The Under-Pup, released in 1939.

What is the Storyline of "The House of the Seven Gables":

The plot of the film differs dramatically from the plot of the novel on which it is based.

The film opens with the camera focused on a book. As the pages of the book are turned, the audience learns the story of the Pyncheon family. Colonel Jaffrey Pyncheon, a family ancestor, accused a poor carpenter, Matthew Maule, of witchcraft. Maule was hanged. Pycnheon took his land and built the luxurious Pyncheon home on it. But Maule cursed the Pyncheons, and the colonel soon died. The family has lived during [...]

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