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Whispering Footsteps (1943)

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A bank clerk in a small town returns home from a vacation in Indianapolis, and hears a story on the radio about a girl found murdered there. The description of the killer fits him exactly, ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
John Hubbard ...
Marcus Aurelius 'Mark' Borne
Rita Quigley ...
Brook Hammond
Joan Blair ...
Helene LaSalle
Charles Halton ...
Harry Hammond
Cy Kendall ...
Detective Brad Dolan
Juanita Quigley ...
Rose Murphy
Mary Gordon ...
Ma Murphy
William 'Billy' Benedict ...
Jerry Murphy (as Billy Benedict)
Matt McHugh ...
Cy Walsh, boarder
Marie Blake ...
Sally Lukens, boarder
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A bank clerk in a small town returns home from a vacation in Indianapolis, and hears a story on the radio about a girl found murdered there. The description of the killer fits him exactly, and when two girls are murdered in his town, suspicion falls on him - especially when he can't provide an alibi for the time the girls were killed. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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30 December 1943 (USA)  »

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Passos Pecadores  »

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A good little Republic Pictures programmer

All has already been told in the plot line. Not bad, much talk, much more than in other Republic Studios movies. Howard Bretherton is a famous B - and mostly grade Z - film maker. Many many westerns and two serials MONSTER AND THE APE, and WHO'S GUILTY, two serials produced by the terrible Sam Katzman. Two serials that I won't recommend to anyone, even to a guy who would slaughter my whole family...

Back to this little film, I guess that's probably his best picture. I won't watch any of his grade Z westerns, even under a gun barrel, because I already know what i would have to deal with. And I am not masochistic. So, I could only enjoy this little film. But maybe I am wrong, maybe there are some little gems among the dozens of features he was guilty of.

Anyway, this film is worth for movie lovers, and gems diggers as I am.


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