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The Secret of the Whistler (1946)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  7 November 1946 (USA)
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An artist married to a wealthy but ill woman begins an affair with one of his models, who is after him solely for his money. His wife discovers the affair and threatens to cut him out of ... See full summary »

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Leslie Brooks ...
Kay Morrell
Michael Duane ...
Jim Calhoun
Mary Currier ...
Edith Marie Harrison
Mona Barrie ...
Linda Vail
Ray Walker ...
Joseph Aloysius 'Joe' Conroy
Claire Du Brey ...
Laura - Harrison's Servant
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An artist married to a wealthy but ill woman begins an affair with one of his models, who is after him solely for his money. His wife discovers the affair and threatens to cut him out of her will. In order to be able to keep both the wife's money and his girlfriend, he begins to secretly poison his wife - but events take a surprising turn after she eventually dies. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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HIS WIFE TOLD HIM..."YOU'LL LOVE ANOTHER WOMAN ONLY OVER MY DEAD BODY"...SO HE DID! (original ad - all caps)

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Crime | Drama

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7 November 1946 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Página Denunciadora  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Put The Blame On Mame
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Good Whistler Mystery
6 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Always enjoy the wonderful performance that Richard Dix would present in this old time Radio favorite and his on the big screen appearance in the 1940's. In this film Dix plays the role of an artist (Ralph Harrison) who is married to a very rich woman Edith Marie Harrison,(Mary Currier) who has been very ill for many years and it puts a strain on their relationship. Ralph meets up with a blonde model, Kay Morrell, (Leslie Brooks) and he paints all kinds of pictures of Leslie. A relationship develops, however, Kay does not love Ralph and knows he is married, but she does wrap him around her little finger and manages to get all kinds of expensive jewelry and clothes. Mrs. Edith Harrison starts feeling well and visits her husband's studio and from that point on the story gets very interesting and creates a great mystery story. Enjoy a good B Classic film from 1946.


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