At the Villa Rose (1940 film)

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

At the Villa Rose
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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



Allmovie called the film a "modest but intriguing British melodrama."[1]


  1. ^ Hal Erickson. "House of Mystery (1941) - Walter Summers - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie.

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