About the Production

Released in 1944, Gaslight perfectly captures a lavishing detailed production which recreates the Victorian era. The set helped depict all the classic elements of a suspense thriller. Gaslight is considered one of the greatest psychological thrillers ever made. Gaslight won an Oscar for Best Interior Decoration attributed to the set designer Paul Huldschinsky and the art director Cedric Gibbons. The design drawings above were created by film illustrator Harry Johnson (See Bios). It was nominated for many Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Screenplay and Best Black and White Cinematography.