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The Thirteenth Hour (1947)

Approved | | Film-Noir, Mystery | 6 February 1947 (USA)
In the 7th of Columbia's "Whistler" series, truck-firm owner Steve Reynolds gets involved in a feud with a rival firm, and shortly thereafter is slugged by a masked assailant who steals the... See full summary »

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In the 7th of Columbia's "Whistler" series, truck-firm owner Steve Reynolds gets involved in a feud with a rival firm, and shortly thereafter is slugged by a masked assailant who steals the truck he is driving. The assailant runs down a policeman in the truck and leaves other clues pointing to Reynolds as the cop killer. With only a glove, with diamonds stuck in the thumb, as a clue, and while evading the police and other characters after him and the diamonds, Reynolds finally runs down the guilty party and clears himself. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Final film of 'William Clemens as director. See more »

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Richard Dix is the fall guy
12 April 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"The Thirteenth Hour" (1947) is a film noir in the Whistler series that featured the fine actor Richard Dix and plenty of dark/crime/ mystery atmosphere. He's a trucker engaged to Karen Morley who runs a sort of diner and has a teen son (Mark Dennis) by an earlier marriage. Much trouble intervenes for him in this well-plotted intelligent story. Before he knows it, he's being hunted for murder. The only way out is for the fugitive to become a hunter himself, which he does. In the supporting cast, I recognized John Kellogg, Regis Toomey and Jim Bannon. The music that begins these movies entices and sets a great mood. This is followed by the voice of the Whistler and his shadow as he introduces the story and occasionally interjects narration.


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