All are very welcome to join us for the third of this term’s Screening and Discussion sessions, which will take place on Monday the 30th of November, 4.30-7pm, in Jarman 7.
We will be showing The Spiral Staircase (1945,Robert Siodmak, 83 mins)
The film is based on Ethel Lina White’s popular novel Some Must Watch (1933). The Gothic plot revolves around a young woman who has been recently employed at a large house. This occurs against the backdrop of a series of murders of local women. Siodmak’s film increases the vulnerability of these victims as they are all women with disabilities. Coincidentally our heroine Helen (Dorothy McGuire) is a mute, unable, even, to scream in terror…
Do join us if you can.