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The Crime Doctor's Courage (1945)

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

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Hillary Brooke ...
Kathleen Carson
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Jeffers 'Jeff' Jerome
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Bob Rencoret (as Robert Scott)
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John Massey
Emory Parnell ...
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Stephen Crane ...
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Miguel Bragga
Lupita Tovar ...
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Dr. Ordway looks into death of man whose first 2 wives were murdered.

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27 February 1945 (USA)  »

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O Médico Destemido  »

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Doctor, Come to Dinner to See if My Husband is Crazy
7 November 2007 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

As Doctor Robert Ordway, the Crime Doctor, Warner Baxter gets involved in all kinds of mysteries. But one usually doesn't get invitations to dinner like this even from beautiful women like Hillary Brooke.

Brooke married Stephen Crane whose two previous brides both had accidental deaths. For some odd reason, she's beginning to have second thoughts about the marriage. So the famous Crime Doctor is invited for dinner and a consultation to observe the behavior of her husband.

In true murder mystery style the husband is shot to death last night in a locked room with the house still full of guests. Baxter calls the police and Captaine Emory Parnell arrives on the scene. Of course Baxter is no small help in eventually arriving at the identity of the culprit though another murder takes place.

We've even got the supernatural involved because one of the suspects is half of a mysterious Spanish dancing team of Anthony Caruso and Lupita Tovar. They're suspected of being vampires.

The Crime Doctor's Courage I'm sure didn't people running for the exits when it played the bottom half of double bills in the Forties. One thing I will say though, the behavior of one of the suspects during a scene that didn't involve Baxter kind of gave away the identity of the murderer. Still it's a passable enough murder mystery.


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