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The Crime Doctor's Courage (1945)

Dr. Ordway looks into death of man whose first 2 wives were murdered.

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Dr. Ordway looks into death of man whose first 2 wives were murdered.

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26 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Crime Doctor's Courage, The (1945)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Strange fourth entry into Columbia's series is your typical detective film until half way through when it turns into a horror film. The Crime Doctor (Warner Baxter) is asked to check out a husband who is on his third wife. The guy's previous two wives all suffered accidental deaths days after the wedding but there's a subplot with vampires thrown in. This is the third in the series that I've seen and it works the best because of how strange it actually is. I'm really not sure what made the writer turn to vampires but it makes for some interesting plot twists, although none of them really add up in the end. Baxter also seemed to do his best work here and the supporting cast is interesting if not totally successful.


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