At the Villa Rose (1940 film)

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At the Villa Rose
"At the Villa Rosa" (1940 film).jpg
Directed by Walter Summers
Written by Doreen Montgomery
Based on At the Villa Rose by A.E.W. Mason
Starring Kenneth Kent
Judy Kelly
Cinematography Claude Friese-Greene
Edited by Lionel Tomlinson
Distributed by ABFD (UK)
Release date
2 March 1940 (UK)
Running time
74 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

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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