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The Deceiver (1931)

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Actor Reginald Thorpe is found dead in his dressing room, stabbed in the back. Suspects abound. John Wayne's only contribution was as a stand-in for the corpse.

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Ian Keith ...
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Mrs. Lawton
Richard Tucker ...
Mr. Lawton
George Byron ...
Speedy
Greta Granstedt ...
Celia Adams
Murray Kinnell ...
Breckinridge
DeWitt Jennings ...
Inspector Dunn
Al Ernest Garcia ...
Payne
Harvey Clark ...
Nat Phillips
Sidney Bracey ...
Barney
Frank Holliday ...
Thomas
Colin Campbell ...
Dr. Schulz
Nick Copeland ...
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Actor Reginald Thorpe is found dead in his dressing room, stabbed in the back. Suspects abound. John Wayne's only contribution was as a stand-in for the corpse. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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21 November 1931 (USA)  »

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