|Things Happen at Night|
|Directed by||Francis Searle|
|Written by||St. John Legh Clowes|
|Based on||The Poltergeist|
by Frank Harvey
|Produced by|| James A. Carter |
St. John Legh Clowes
|Starring|| Gordon Harker |
|Edited by||David Hawkins|
|Music by||George Melachrino|
|Distributed by||Renown Pictures|
|3 November 1948 (full release)|
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An English country house is plagued by a poltergeist who destroys things in the home, rearranges pictures on the wall, and possesses the daughter of the owner causing her to be expelled from school. A psychic ghost breaker and an insurance agent help the homeowners battle and expel the spirit.
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