Day 8: The Uninvited (1944)

Kelley 2016, 31 Days of Horror, Classics, Part 4, Reviews Leave a Comment

Day 8 of our 31 Days of Horror series¬†brings us a stylish, well-made ghost thriller in 1944’s The Uninvited. The film stars Ray Milland (Dial M For Murder), Ruth Hussey (The Philadelphia Story), and also features a lovely breakout performance by Gail Russell. The Uninvited is an interesting film to review, because it isn’t quite what I was expecting. It is eerie and suspenseful, yes, but it is also…charming? It’s unlike any horror movie I’ve ever seen, in that it fluctuates¬†between the serious and the lighthearted at the drop of a hat. More importantly, it does this successfully. I admit, I’m still scratching my head over it a little bit. …

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