The Red House (1947) – Edward G. Robinson, Lon McCallister
Ageing farmer Pete Morgan and his sister Ellen have raised Meg since she was a baby, after her parents mysteriously disappeared. Meg is now coming of age and invites her friend Nath around to help with chores on the farm.
Pete warns the pair against wandering into the nearby woods and tells of terrifying screams in the night coming from the abandoned red house. Curiosity gets the better of them as they begin exploring and uncover the dark secret of the red house.
Director: Delmer Daves
Cast: Edward G. Robinson as Pete Morgan, Lon McCallister as Nath Storm
Classic film noir.