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The Black Doll

  • Comedy
  • Crime/detective
  • 1938
  • Otis Garrett
  • 66 mins
  • A

Summary

Nicholas Rood, dishonest mine owner, finds a Black Doll on his desk and knows that vengeance is about to overtake him for murdering his former partner. He is knifed as he talks to his daughter Marian. She summons her fiancé Nick Halstead, a private detective. He finds that six people had a motive for the murder; Rood's sister Mrs. Laura Leland; her son Rex; Rood's associates Mallison and Walling; Esteban, a servant and Dr. Giddings. Sheriff Renick and his deputy Red get the clues all mixed up, but Nick finally narrows the search down to one suspect...

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Credits

Cast

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Nick HalsteadDonald Woods
Marian RoodNan Grey
Sheriff RenickEdgar Kennedy
Nelson RoodC. Henry Gordon
Laura LelandDoris Lloyd
WallingJohn Wray
A.H. MallisonAddison Richards
Dr. GiddingsHolmes Herbert
Rex LelandWilliam Lundigan
Esteban - The ButlerFred Malatesta

Crew

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DirectorOtis Garrett
WriterWilliam Edward Hayes
WriterHarold Buckley
ProducerIrving Starr
EditorMaurice Wright

Details

Released on
1938-07-18
Languages
English | Spanish
Formats
Colour
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