MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 60,389 this week

Quiet Please: Murder (1942)

 -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  19 March 1943 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 134 users  
Reviews: 12 user | 3 critic

Book thief/forger sells a fake book to a Nazi through a female agent. A detective tries to uncover who the forger is and gets in the middle of a three way struggle for rare books and revenge in a public library.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3295 titles
created 17 Jul 2011
 
a list of 5185 titles
created 29 May 2012
 
a list of 10000 titles
created 26 Jun 2012
 
a list of 1610 titles
created 15 Aug 2012
 
list image
a list of 116 titles
created 29 May 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Quiet Please: Murder (1942)

Quiet Please: Murder (1942) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Quiet Please: Murder.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Old friends Ward and Phillip both become smitten with Phillip's mother's attractive young secretary Stella. But Stella marries Phillip and stands by him as his behavior becomes more and ... See full summary »

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Robert B. Sinclair, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Robert Montgomery, Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In present-day U.S., Dr. Michael Parker, a prominent surgeon, unexpectedly runs into his German-born wife whom he thought was dead. Victor, an artist and his "dead" wife's now boyfriend, ... See full summary »

Directors: Jerry Hopper, Douglas Sirk
Stars: Rock Hudson, Cornell Borchers, George Sanders
Drama | Thriller | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young Irish woman hates England so much she becomes a Nazi spy.

Director: Frank Launder
Stars: Deborah Kerr, Trevor Howard, Raymond Huntley
Crime | Film-Noir | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Secretary tries to help her boss, who is framed for a murder.

Director: Henry Hathaway
Stars: Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb, William Bendix
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Cheated out of his estate by his sadistic uncle, young Benjamin Blake goes to the South Seas to make his fortune so he can return to claim his birthright.

Director: John Cromwell
Stars: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, George Sanders
Crime | Film-Noir | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

While waiting at a train station, Nikki Collins witnesses a murder from a nearby building. When she brings the police to the scene of the crime, they think she's crazy since there's no body... See full summary »

Director: Charles David
Stars: Deanna Durbin, Ralph Bellamy, David Bruce
War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Members of the French underground resistance, live their "normal" lives during the day, and fight the occupying Nazis in the war-torn Paris after dark. Some will end their lives fighting, and some will find purpose in life once again.

Director: Léonide Moguy
Stars: George Sanders, Philip Dorn, Brenda Marshall
Find the Lady (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Roland Grillette
Stars: Jack Melford, Althea Henley, George Sanders
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An FBI agent infiltrates a Nazi sabotage school in Germany where men are trained for strategic destruction inside American borders.

Director: Edward Ludwig
Stars: George Sanders, Anna Sten, Ward Bond
Rio (1939)
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A crazed man escapes from prison to kill his wife's lover.

Director: John Brahm
Stars: Basil Rathbone, Victor McLaglen, Sigrid Gurie
Blackmail (1947)
Certificate: Passed Action | Crime | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A private detective is approached by a wealthy entertainment executive to stop a blackmail scheme against him. Although he hasn't decided to take the job, the blackmailers believe that he ... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander
Stars: William Marshall, Adele Mara, Ricardo Cortez
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Benjamin Stoloff
Stars: Preston Foster, Ann Rutherford, Charles Butterworth
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Gail Patrick ...
Richard Denning ...
Hal McByrne
Lynne Roberts ...
Kay Ryan
...
Martin Cleaver
Kurt Katch ...
Eric Pahsen
Margaret Brayton ...
Miss Oval
Charles Tannen ...
Hollis
Edit

Storyline

Jim Fleg (George Sanders), a ruthless, egotistical criminal, steals a priceless Shakespeare folio from the public library, killing a guard during the crime. With his partner, Myra Blandy (Gail Patrick), Fleg forges and sells copies of the folio to unscrupulous collectors. Hal McByrne (Richard Denning), a tough, unrelenting detective traces several of the forgeries back to Myra. She and Fled plot to eliminate McBryne at the scene of the original crime---the public library. In the meantime, a buyer of one of the forgeries is demanding his money back--or else---and trails Myra and Fleg to the library. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

YOU'VE GOT A DATE WITH DANGER!... A Rendezvous with Romance! See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 March 1943 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Morte na Página 2  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

In the opening scenes, a "silenced" pistol is fired making very little noise. But the pistol is a revolver, and silencers work only on semi-automatic pistols. See more »

Connections

Referenced in American Me (1992) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Competent B-noir
25 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

A competent B-noir, with the interesting twist of being set in a library. George Sanders' erudite villain is an oily delight; otherwise it's a somewhat overwrought collection of hard-boiled detective film cliches.


3 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Art Room in the Library bsantosu
Discuss Quiet Please: Murder (1942) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?