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The House of the Seven Gables (1940)

89 min - Thriller, Drama - 29 February 1940
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In 1828, the bankrupt Pyncheon family fight over Seven Gables, the ancestral mansion. To obtain the house, Jaffrey Pyncheon obtains his brother Clifford's false conviction for murder. Hepzibah, Clifford's sweet fiancée, patiently waits twenty years for his release, whereupon Clifford and his former cellmate, abolitionist Matthew, have a certain scheme in mind.

Director:  Joe May
Stars:  George Sanders, Margaret Lindsay, Vincent Price, Nan Grey, Dick Foran, Cecil Kellaway, Alan Napier, Gilbert Emery, Miles Mander, Charles Trowbridge, Harry Cording, Michael Mark, Hal Budlong, Caroline Frances Cooke, Kernan Cripps, Robert Dudley, Martin Faust, Margaret Fealy, Sibyl Harris, Ellis Irving, P.J. Kelly, Colin Kenny, Ann Kunde, Jane Loofbourrow, Murdock MacQuarrie, Michael Mark, Nelson McDowell, Mira McKinney, Edgar Norton, Lon Poff, Russ Powell, Allen D. Sewall, Jack C. Smith, Hugh Sothern, Harry Stubbs, Claire Whitney, Harry Woods

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In 1828, the bankrupt Pyncheon family fight over Seven Gables, the ancestral mansion. To obtain the house, Jaffrey Pyncheon obtains his brother Clifford's false conviction for murder. Hepzibah, Clifford's sweet fiancée, patiently waits twenty years for his release, whereupon Clifford and his former cellmate, abolitionist Matthew, have a certain scheme in mind.



Genres: Thriller, Drama

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  29 February 1940

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Production Companies:  Universal Pictures

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Runtime:  1 h 29 min

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