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House of the Arrow


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  • Actors: Oskar Homalka, Yvonne Furneaux, Robert Urquha
  • Directors: Michael Anderson
  • Format: NTSC
  • Region: All Regions
  • Studio: Synergy Ent
  • DVD Release Date: November 10, 2010
  • Run Time: 73 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B004BR1RFA
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #471,903 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "House of the Arrow" on IMDb

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A rich old lady dies in bed and leaves all of her money to her recently adopted daughter, who is quickly accused and exonerated of her murder. But that most British of questions remains. Who dunnit? (1953; B&W)

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3.7 out of 5 stars

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28 of 29 people found the following review helpful By John Sheldon on November 9, 2012
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I'm constantly on the look-out for atmospheric thrillers, those scarcely remembered black-and-white movie mysteries of the 30s, 40's and 50s. The House of the Arrow is one of these (as is the Mask of Dimitrios). There's something fascinating about a director's use of light and shadows to heighten the tension in a movie plot and its dark goings-on. The House of the Arrow is a classy gem of a movie, largely forgotten. Alfred Hitchcock would've liked it, I know. What else can I say? One either likes film noire-ish movies or doesn't. The lesser-known stars of this film do a first-rate job in their roles, so if you like Hitchcock films you'll like this one as well.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By A Reader on June 11, 2013
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I found this to be better than expected. The actor who plays the lead detective named Inspector Hanuad adds just about the right amount of humor and intrigue into the story line. Inspector Hanuad's french didn't sound quite french. An atmospheric murder mystery.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Okoboji Swimmer on September 10, 2013
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Enjoyed this mystery--loved the English accents. If you like old mysteries you will enjoy this one--I did. It is an old movie and hasn't been remastered so keep that in mind.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By P. B. Sharp TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on April 28, 2014
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Oskar Homolka makes a great sleuth. A rather short in height man, he nevertheless dominates the scenes he is in with his gestures, his expressions, including an engaging grin.. He is rather like a bulldog and he is someone you definitely would not be wise to pick a fight with but he is all smiles as he bustles round gathering evidence of the murder of an old lady. Black and white is the hallmark of noir films and the use of contrasts of light and dark and shadows creates the perfect atmosphere in which to envelop a murder mystery.
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Inspector Hanaud (Oskar Homolka) is on the case when a beautiful heiress named Betty Harlowe (played by the incredibly beautiful Yvonne Furneaux) is accused and quickly cleared of the murder of her adopted mother. However, he becomes convinced that mum was indeed murdered, and must solve the mystery. Homolka's Hanaud is as humorous as he is doggedly determined. THE HOUSE OF THE ARROW is an excellent detective story, w/ a method of homicide that's out of the ordinary. The finale took me completely by surprise! Well worth watching...
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By Ike A. Lindo on February 8, 2014
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Oscar Homalka is a smooth sleuth, The French language is soothing. Plot quite engaging in post-war era, ladies beautiful and men dashing. And The detective a likable, continental benevolent and wise rogue. The movie kept my interest and I feel relaxed after watching it. Also want to search more about Oscar Homalka. Before I imagined him maybe a Slovak..............but he may be French or......? Also the moody accordion background music is near to my heart.
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The famous, renowned French inspector skillfully recognizes facts from fabricated lies as he evaluates all suspects. The inspector isn't Clouseau or Poirot but he has all their traits and cunning. That makes it a worthwhile movie to watch.
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful By susu on June 23, 2013
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Nice mystery.I enjoy the older movies 1940 and 1950 times.The acting was good, and much better than todays overpaid actors.
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