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The Invisible Menace ()


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An army private and his new bride are trying to honeymoon on an island occupied by the military and a murderer.

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Jevries
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Sally
Eddie Craven ...
Eddie Pratt
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Lt. Matthews
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Col. Hackett
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Colonel Rogers
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Dr. Brooks
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Corporal Sanger
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Private of the Guard
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Aline Dolman
Harland Tucker ...
Reilly
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Pvt. Ferris
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Pvt. Innes (scenesDeleted)
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Sgt. Peterson
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Pvt. Abbott (as Anderson Lawlor)
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Pvt. Murphy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sol Gorss ...
Guard (uncredited)
Jesse Graves ...
Servant (uncredited)
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Officer at Dolman's Hearing (uncredited)
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Woman Wanting to Go with Her Johnnie (uncredited)
Henry Otho ...
Boat Loading Announcer (uncredited)
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Pvt. Booker (uncredited)
John J. Richardson ...
Pvt. Nelson - Hackett's Orderly (uncredited)
Jack Shea ...
Tough Soldier (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ...
Guard Outside Tent (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan ...
Investigator in Haiti (uncredited)

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John Farrow

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Crane Wilbur ... (screen play)
 
Ralph Spencer Zink ... (from the play by)

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Bryan Foy ... associate producer (uncredited)
Hal B. Wallis ... executive producer (uncredited)
Jack L. Warner ... executive producer (uncredited)

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Bernhard Kaun ... (uncredited)

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L. William O'Connell ... (photography) (as L. Wm. O'Connell)

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Harold McLernon ... film editor

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Stanley Fleischer

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Howard Shoup ... (gowns)

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Elmer Decker ... assistant director (uncredited)

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Leslie G. Hewitt ... sound

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Heinz Roemheld ... composer: stock music (uncredited)

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Harry Seymour ... dialogue director
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Army Private Eddie Pratt smuggles his new bride into camp in hopes of having a happy wedding night. Instead they discover a murder. Colonel Rogers of Army Intelligence arrives to take over the case. The prime suspect, Jevries, is well-known to Rogers, who sets out to get a confession from Jevries even though there are plenty of other suspects. In the end, Eddie's bride Sally surprisingly turns the tables on the culprit. Written by Jim Beaver

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Also Known As
  • Without Warning
  • Aviso Sinistro (Brazil)
  • Aoratos apeili (Greece)
  • La amenaza invisible (Mexico)
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Trivia This was an adaptation of a Broadway play called "Without Warning". It opened at the National Theatre in New York on May 1, 1937 and ran for 17 performances. Eddie Craven originated his movie role in the play. See more »
Goofs When Jevries falls down the stairs, not only is it an obvious double with no facial relationship to Karloff, but he also has dark hair while Karloff's is white. See more »
Movie Connections Version of Murder on the Waterfront (1943). See more »
Quotes Colonel Hackett: How about you, Mr. Jevries?
Jevries: I've been in my quarters all evening.
Colonel Hackett: Alone I suppose? No visitors?
Jevries: Alone... I was reading.
Colonel Hackett: Where were you, Doctor? Alone too, I suppose?
Dr. Brooks: That's right. Alone and reading.
Colonel Hackett: [Exasperated] Wasn't anyone doing anything we can check up on?
Dr. Brooks: [Turning the tables] What were YOU doing?
Colonel Hackett: [Sheepishly] I was alone and reading too.
Dr. Brooks: Then don't pick on us.
Colonel Hackett: All right, all right.
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