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    Senior Member Country: Great Britain Mark O's Avatar
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    Hi, on the talking pictures channel some four or five weeks ago there was an old black and white film, possibly 1940's, being screened late in the evening, I only managed to catch a few minutes, but I would be grateful if anyone knows the title, as it could be on again sometime, a mansion type house, and a woman, presumably Mistress of the house (looking, and dressed like Norma Desmond) is sitting on a throne type chair next to a man playing the Organ, there is a Servant in the house, a very, very short person, and his Mistress calls him 'Gargoyle', also just after that scene a youngish american couple arrive at the house and the Mistress slaps the woman on the face.

    That was all I saw as I had to go out quickly, cheers.....

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    Was this a British or American movie? I see Wikipedia says it shows American movies in the twilight hours.

    Looking at their current schedule, I'll assume it's British although a few B American movies apparently show up here and there.

    Doesn't ring a bell with me. It sounded a bit like the Miriam Hopkins episode of Outer Limits, but they don't run that.
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    It's The Corpse Vanishes (1942) starring Bela Lugosi.


    E.

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    Well done, Euryale.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mark O View Post
    a woman, presumably Mistress of the house (looking, and dressed like Norma
    Desmond) is sitting on a throne type chair next to a man playing the Organ ...


    I have actually seen this film (bought for only �1.84 in a Network sale four years ago) but remember very little. Intrigued enough to watch it again over the weekend.

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    Senior Member Country: United States will.15's Avatar
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    It's on YouTube. It's a Monogram so it is in the public domain. Pretty bad. I just watched it until the wife yells "Gargoyle" at the midget. Some of the other Lugosi Monograms are a little better than that.

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    I gave up about half way through when I watched it.

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    Senior Member Country: United States will.15's Avatar
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    By the way, the man playing the organ was Bela Lugosi.

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    Thank you for the replies everyone, much appreciated..

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