Not Rated | | Short, Drama, Thriller
An isolated house in deserted area is too remote for a servant, who leaves a note, quietly exits the back door, and puts the key under the mat. Alone in the house is a mother and her infant... See full summary »
Though not a direct adaptation, the premise of the story was strongly influenced by the play Au Téléphone (At the Telephone) by André de Lorde, first published in 1902 and a staple of the Theatre du Grand Guignol in Paris. A contemporary of Weber and Smalley, D.W. Griffith, adapted the play to film as The Lonely Villa (1909) and, taking even more liberties with the premise, in An Unseen Enemy (1912).
Now he is opening the kitchen door. Now he is in the...
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