1954 BBFC Cert. “A”

The House Across the Lake

Alternative title: Heat Wave

An American writer living in England gets entangled in a scheme by a beautiful blonde to murder her rich husband.

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Production Details

Robert L. Lippert Presents
Copyright MCMLIIII by Exclusive Films Ltd.
MPAA Approved Certificate

RCA Sound System
Black & White 68 mins

Filming Began: 15 November 1948

UK Release: 21 June 1954

Studio: Bray Studios, Down Place, Oakley Green, Berkshire, England
Location: The Showboat, Oldfield Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire – Exterior of Lakeside Yacht Club
Oakley Court Hotel, Windsor Road, Oakley Green, Windsor, Berkshire – Exteriors of Forrest’s mansion

Cast & Crew

Red = Uncredited

Original Poster
The House Across the Lake 1954
The House Across the Lake 1954

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Joan Hickson went on to play Miss Marple in the BBC TV series in the 1980’s.

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