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The Case of the Black Parrot ()


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Sandy Vantine and her uncle, Paul Vantine, return from Europe with an antique cabinet purchased during their trip. Jim Moore, a reporter who had met Sandy and fallen for her during the... See more »

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Jim Moore
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Sandy Vantine
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Tripod Daniels
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Max Armand
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Madame de Charriere
Charles Waldron ...
Paul Vantine (as Charles D. Waldron)
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Grady
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Simmonds
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Julia
Cyril Thornton ...
Rogers
Leyland Hodgson ...
Parks
Ernie Stanton ...
Colonel Piggott
Cliff Saum ...
Morel
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Ship's Steward (uncredited)
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Ship's Captain (uncredited)
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Ship's officer reporting false alarm (uncredited)
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Steamship Company Manager (uncredited)
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Theophile Daurelle (uncredited)

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Noel M. Smith

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Robert E. Kent ... (screenplay)
 
Eleanor Robson Belmont ... (play "In the Next Room") (as Eleanor Robeson Belmont) and
Harriet Ford ... (play "In the Next Room")
 
Burton E. Stevenson ... (novel "The Mystery of the Boule Cabinet")

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William Jacobs ... associate producer

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Bernhard Kaun ... (uncredited)

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Ted D. McCord ... director of photography (as Ted McCord)

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Thomas Pratt

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Esdras Hartley

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Howard Shoup ... (gowns)

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Perc Westmore ... makeup artist

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Louis Baum ... unit manager (uncredited)

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William Kissell ... assistant director (uncredited)

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Stanley Jones ... sound

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Sanford Green ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Bernhard Kaun ... orchestrator (uncredited)

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Frank Fox ... dialogue director
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Plot Summary

Sandy Vantine and her uncle, Paul Vantine, return from Europe with an antique cabinet purchased during their trip. Jim Moore, a reporter who had met Sandy and fallen for her during the voyage, suspects something odd about the cabinet. His suspicions are confirmed when people who have touched the cabinet mysteriously die. Jim and Sandy set out to solve the mystery before anyone else can become a victim. Written by Jim Beaver

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Taglines THE SIGN OF THE BLACK PARROT! Six doomed to die...at the hands of Europe's arch criminal! (original poster) See more »
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Also Known As
  • El loro negro (Mexico)
  • O Papagaio Negro (Brazil)
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  • 60 min
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Trivia The play opened in New York City, New York, USA on 27 November 1923 and had 159 performances. The opening night cast included Morris Ankrum and Claude King. See more »

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