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Shadows on the Stairs

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Shadows on the Stairs
Film poster
Directed byD. Ross Lederman
Screenplay byAnthony Coldeway
Based onMurder on the Second Floor
1929 play
by Frank Vosper
Produced byWilliam Jacobs (associate producer)
Bryan Foy (producer)[1] (uncredited)
StarringFrieda Inescort
Paul Cavanagh
Heather Angel
CinematographyAllen G. Siegler
Edited byThomas Pratt
Music byBernhard Kaun
Distributed byWarner Brothers
Release date
  • March 1, 1941 (1941-03-01)
Running time
64 minutes
CountryUnited States

Shadows on the Stairs is a 1941 American mystery film directed by D. Ross Lederman.[2][3]

It is based on Frank Vosper's play Murder on the Second Floor. The British subsidiary of Warner Brothers had previously produced a film adaptation of the work in 1932.


Residents of a London boarding house come under suspicion during a string of murders.




  1. ^ "AFI|Catalog".
  2. ^ "Shadows on the Stairs (1941)". BFI.
  3. ^ "Shadows on the Stairs (1941) - D. Ross Lederman, David Ross Lederman | Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related | AllMovie". AllMovie.

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