House by the River

House by the River (1950)

Louis Hayward stars as a wealthy man who tries to seduce the family maid. She resists, and he kills her. Long jealous of his brother Lee Bowman, Hayward does his best to pin the blame for the murder on his sibling. Also affected by Hayward's arrogant dementia is his long-suffering wife Jane Wyatt. Originally, director Lang had proposed that the unfortunate maid be a black woman, but was over ruled

  • Mel Dinelli
  • A.P. Herbert
  • Fritz Lang
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  • Release Date: 1950-03-25
  • Language: English
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 88

Kathleen Freeman

Effie Ferguson - Party Guest

Alex Gerry

Miller, bookseller

Will Wright

Inspector Sarten

Lee Bowman

John Byrne

Carl Switzer

Walter Herbert, office boy

Ann Shoemaker

Mrs. Ambrose - Stephen's houseeper

Margaret Seddon

Mrs. Whittaker - Party Guest

Louis Hayward

Stephen Byrne

Jane Wyatt

Marjorie Byrne

Dorothy Patrick

Emily Gaunt

Sarah Padden

Mrs. Beach - Stephen's elderly cook

Peter Brocco

Harry - coroner chairing inquest

Howland Chamberlain

D.A.-prosecutor at inquest
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