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The Shuttered Room

Year:
Duration:
99 min
Genres:
Horror
IMDB rate:
6.3
Director:
David Greene
Details
Country: UK
Release Date: 1967-12-05
Filming Locations: Twickenham Film Studios, St Margarets, Twickenham, Middlesex, England, UK
Cast
Actor
Character
Gig Young
Mike Kelton
Carol Lynley
Susannah Whately Kelton / Sarah
Flora Robson
Aunt Agatha
Judith Arthy
Emma
Rick Jones
Luther Whately
Ann Bell
Mary Whately, Susannah's Mother
William Devlin
Zebulon Whately
Charles Lloyd Pack
Barge Master
Bernard Kay
Tait
Celia Hewitt
Aunt Sarah
Robert Cawdron
John Whately, Susannah's Father
Murray Evans
Gang Member
Cliff Diggins
Gang Member (as Clifford Diggins)
Peter Porteous
Gang Member
Anita Anderson
Susannah as a Child
Donald Sutherland
Zebulon (voice)
Ingrid Bower
Village Girl (uncredited)
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Trivia
William Devlin's part was entirely dubbed by the uncredited Donald Sutherland.
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The film was originally offered to director Ken Russell, who turned the project down. David Greene, a successful TV director, took it on because, in his late 40s, he thought it a last chance to get away from TV and into movies; he was, however, greatly dissatisfied with the script and it was being rewritten right up to the end of filming.
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The burning of the old mill at the end of the film was done for real. The mill was an ancient landmark in the area which the film company purchased specifically for the purpose of destroying it by fire. Although the mill had long fallen into disuse, local people strongly protested this action, as did journalists, but to no avail.
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Goofs
Throughout the movie the two rear windows of the Thunderbird are alternately up or down. This happens often in the same scene. It is first noticeable as they back off the ferry. As they back up, the passenger side rear window is up and the driver's is down. But as they as turning around upon leaving the ferry, the driver's side rear window is up and the passenger's is down. This becomes very noticeable throughout the film.
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Photos from cast
Oliver Reed