The House in Nightmare Park

  • Film
  • Horror films
Howerd plays a Victorian ham actor invited to an eerie stately home, supposedly to entertain. In reality it's a question of inheritance (he's the long-lost heir, and this is The Cat and the Canary all over again). Sykes directs in his best high romantic style (the opening is brilliant) and Howerd restrains himself sufficiently; but though some gags work, towards half time the strain begins to tell and it all falls apart.

Release details

Duration: 95 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Peter Sykes
Screenwriter: Clive Exton, Terry Nation
Cast: Frankie Howerd
Ray Milland
Hugh Burden
Kenneth Griffith
John Bennett
Rosalie Crutchley
Ruth Dunning
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