At the Villa Rose (1940 film)

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At the Villa Rose
"At the Villa Rosa" (1940 film).jpg
Directed byWalter Summers
Written byDoreen Montgomery
Based onAt the Villa Rose by A.E.W. Mason
StarringKenneth Kent
Judy Kelly
CinematographyClaude Friese-Greene
Edited byLionel Tomlinson
Distributed byABFD (UK)
Release date
2 March 1940 (UK)
Running time
74 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

At the Villa Rose is a 1940 British detective film directed by Walter Summers and based on the novel At the Villa Rose by A.E.W. Mason featuring the French detective Inspector Hanaud. The film is also known as House of Mystery. It starred Kenneth Kent and Judy Kelly.[1][2]


Critical reception[edit]

Allmovie called it a "modest but intriguing British melodrama." [3]


  1. ^ "House of Mystery (1940)". IMDb. 2 March 1940.
  2. ^ "House of Mystery (1940)". wdw. Retrieved 31 May 2012.
  3. ^ Hal Erickson. "House of Mystery (1941) - Walter Summers - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie.

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