The Uninvited is a 1944 American supernatural horror film directed by Lewis Allen, in his feature film debut. It is based on the Dorothy Macardle novel Uneasy Freehold (1941), published in the United States as The Uninvited (1942). The film stars Ray Milland, Ruth Hussey, and Donald Crisp, and introduces Gail Russell. Its plot follows an adult brother and sister who purchase a home in Cornwall plagued by paranormal events.

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  • The Uninvited is a 1944 American supernatural horror film directed by Lewis Allen, in his feature film debut. It is based on the Dorothy Macardle novel Uneasy Freehold (1941), published in the United States as The Uninvited (1942). The film stars Ray Milland, Ruth Hussey, and Donald Crisp, and introduces Gail Russell. Its plot follows an adult brother and sister who purchase a home in Cornwall plagued by paranormal events. Though set in England, The Uninvited was filmed at locations in San Francisco and Phoenix, Arizona in 1943. The film was distributed by Paramount Pictures, which released it theatrically in the United States in February 1944. It received critical praise, and the film's cinematographer, Charles Lang, was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Black and White Cinematography at the 17th Academy Awards. Edith Head designed the costumes. The film has been noted by contemporary film scholars as being the first film in history to portray ghosts as legitimate entities rather than illusions or misunderstandings played for comedy. It depicts various supernatural phenomena, including disembodied voices, apparitions, and possession. (en)
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  • The Uninvited is a 1944 American supernatural horror film directed by Lewis Allen, in his feature film debut. It is based on the Dorothy Macardle novel Uneasy Freehold (1941), published in the United States as The Uninvited (1942). The film stars Ray Milland, Ruth Hussey, and Donald Crisp, and introduces Gail Russell. Its plot follows an adult brother and sister who purchase a home in Cornwall plagued by paranormal events. (en)
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