|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)|
Things Happen at Night is a 1947 British supernatural ghost comedy film directed by Francis Searle and starring Gordon Harker, Alfred Drayton, Robertson Hare and Garry Marsh. The film is based upon a stage play, The Poltergeist, by Frank Harvey. It was shot at Twickenham Studios. Despite the film's comparatively large budget it ended up being released as a second feature.
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.