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The Crimson Key (1947)

Approved  |   |  Mystery, Thriller  |  2 July 1947 (USA)
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Larry Morgan (Kent Taylor), a private detective, is hired by a woman who wants Larry to trail her husband. The husband is murdered and, shortly afterwards, the wife is also killed. Larry ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Kent Taylor ...
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Margaret Loring
Dennis Hoey ...
Steven Loring
Louise Currie ...
Heidi
Ivan Triesault ...
Peter Vandaman
Arthur Space ...
Det. Capt. Fitzroy
Vera Marshe ...
Daisy 'Dizzy' Nelson
Edwin Rand ...
Jeffrey Regan III
Bernadene Hayes ...
Mrs. Swann
Victoria Horne ...
Miss Phillips
Douglas Evans ...
Dr. Kenneth G. Swann (as Doug Evans)
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Paris Wood
Victor Sen Yung ...
Wing - Houseboy
Ralf Harolde ...
Gunman
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Larry Morgan (Kent Taylor), a private detective, is hired by a woman who wants Larry to trail her husband. The husband is murdered and, shortly afterwards, the wife is also killed. Larry shuffles through a long list of suspects before revealing the killer... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Functional B movie thriller.
21 July 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This minor private eye movie has more than a hint of THE GLASS KEY in Taylor's abduction and beating. We get the P.I. meeting the pay roll by doing a surveillance job that ends in a murder - swim suit models, a missing key and a hovering Asian minder.

The second string cast meet the need with Dowling surprisingly glamorous.The small budget doesn't get in the way of a B movie slickness.


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