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The Black Raven (1943)

Approved | | Mystery | 31 May 1943 (USA)
A group of strangers are brought together in an old, dark house and must contend with two murders and $50,000 in stolen money.

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Amos Bradford aka The Raven
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Lee Winfield
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Mike Bardoni
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Allen Bentley (as Bob Randall) (as Robt. Randall)
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Horace Weatherby
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Sheriff (as Charlie Middleton)
Robert Middlemass ...
Tim Winfield
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Andy
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Whitey Cole
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A group of strangers are brought together in an old, dark house and must contend with two murders and $50,000 in stolen money.

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Began shooting February 9 1943, and completed by late February. See more »

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Amos Bradford: With your imagination, you could see the Statue of Liberty do the conga!
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Remake of The Rogues' Tavern (1936) See more »

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Almost an Old Dark House movie.
18 March 2001 | by (Long Island Motor Parkway) – See all my reviews

Almost an Old Dark House movie. On the qualifying side, it's a mystery, it has four murders, comic elements, a very serious thunderstorm, stranded motorists, people hiding in the shadows, & a big old dark boarding house. Close enough, I would say, but I didn't see any secret passageways & the film was made a bit late (1945) to qualify. Good dialog, intelligently written for its type, & most (but not all) of the acting is competent. George Zucco is especially good as the owner of the boarding house. 1940s Frankenstein fans, & Gunsmoke (TV) fans will greatly enjoy Glenn Strange's comic role as Zucco's assistant; he's funny & gets to do a little slapstick! Overall, quite an enjoyable film if you like this sort of thing (I do). It's hard to find this one, but it's worth looking for. I rate it 8/10.


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