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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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George Byron ...
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Greta Granstedt ...
Celia Adams
Murray Kinnell ...
Breckinridge
DeWitt Jennings ...
Inspector Dunn
Al Ernest Garcia ...
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Harvey Clark ...
Nat Phillips
Sidney Bracey ...
Barney
Frank Holliday ...
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Colin Campbell ...
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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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