The House of Peril

The House of Peril is a 1922 British silent drama film directed by Kenelm Foss and starring Fay Compton, Roy Travers, Flora le Breton and A.B. Imeson.[1] It is an adaptation of the 1912 novel The Chink in the Armour by Marie Belloc Lowndes and the subsequent stage play adaptation by Horace Annesley Vachell. The film follows Sylvia Bailey, a wealthy widow who travels to a French gambling resort where she encounters assorted characters.

The House of Peril
Directed byKenelm Foss
Written byHorace Annesley Vachell (play)
Kenelm Foss
Based onThe Chink in the Armour
by Marie Belloc Lowndes
Produced byH.W. Thompson
StarringFay Compton
Roy Travers
Flora le Breton
CinematographyJack Parker
Edited byJohn Miller
Distributed byAstra Films
Release date
February 1922
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles


In Deauville a German couple lure girl gamblers to a 'haunted' house and kill them for their jewels.



  1. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | The HOUSE OF PERIL (1922)". Archived from the original on 14 January 2009. Retrieved 10 June 2021.

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