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Writers:
Leo Rosten (screenplay)
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Release Date:
5 September 1947 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
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Plot:
A serial killer in London is murdering young women whom he meets through the personal columns of newspapers;... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Lured (1947) *** See more (54 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

George Sanders ... Robert Fleming

Lucille Ball ... Sandra Carpenter

Charles Coburn ... Inspector Harley Temple

Boris Karloff ... Charles van Druten

Cedric Hardwicke ... Julian Wilde (as Sir Cedric Hardwicke)

Joseph Calleia ... Dr. Nicholas Moryani

Alan Mowbray ... Lyle Maxwell
George Zucco ... Officer H. R. Barrett
Robert Coote ... Detective

Alan Napier ... Detective Gordon
Tanis Chandler ... Lucy Barnard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Annette Warren ... Blonde Nightclub Singer (singing voice)

Jimmy Aubrey ... Nelson (uncredited)
Lynn Baggett ... Robert's Rejected Girlfriend (uncredited)

Brooks Benedict ... Concertgoer (uncredited)
Wilson Benge ... Police Criminologist (uncredited)
Colin Campbell ... Wilberforce (uncredited)
Jack Chefe ... Pierre the Headwaiter (uncredited)
Ann Codee ... Matilda (uncredited)
Charles Coleman ... Sir Charles (uncredited)
James Conaty ... Concertgoer (uncredited)
Sayre Dearing ... Concertgoer in Lobby (uncredited)
Cyril Delevanti ... Medical Examiner (uncredited)
Herbert Evans ... Fleming's Butler (uncredited)
Charles Ferguson ... Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Alex Frazer ... Prof Harkness (uncredited)
Mary Jane French ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Gerald Hamer ... Harry Milton (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Old Man at Concert Asking for Whiskey (uncredited)
Isabel La Mal ... Dowager Shushing Fleming at Concert (uncredited)

Ethan Laidlaw ... Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Mike Lally ... Mike - Nightclub Bartender (uncredited)
Ethelreda Leopold ... Blonde Nightclub Singer (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness ... Concertgoer (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack ... Concertgoer (uncredited)

Frank McLure ... Concertgoer (uncredited)

Harold Miller ... Concertgoer in Lobby (uncredited)
Eddie Parks ... Oswald Pickering (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ... Concertgoer (uncredited)

Wyndham Standing ... Asst. Medical Examiner (uncredited)
Dorothy Vaughan ... Mrs. Miller (uncredited)
Eric Wilton ... Ticket Booth Clerk (uncredited)
Florence Wix ... Bus Passenger (uncredited)

Directed by
Douglas Sirk 
 
Writing credits
Leo Rosten (screenplay)

Jacques Companéez (from a story by) (as Jacques Companeez) &
Ernst Neubach (from a story by) (as Ernest Neuville) &
Simon Gantillon (from a story by)

Produced by
Henry S. Kesler .... associate producer (as Henry Kesler)
James Nasser .... producer
Hunt Stromberg .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Michel Michelet 
 
Cinematography by
William H. Daniels  (as William Daniels)
 
Film Editing by
John M. Foley 
James E. Newcom 
 
Production Design by
Nicolai Remisoff 
 
Costume Design by
Elois Jenssen 
 
Makeup Department
Don L. Cash .... makeup artist
Josephine Sweeney .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Clarence Eurist .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
John R. Carter .... sound (as John Carter)
H. Connors .... sound
Joseph I. Kane .... sound (as Joe Kane)
 
Music Department
David Chudnow .... music supervisor
Herschel Burke Gilbert .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Ramsay Hill .... technical advisor
 

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Runtime:
102 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Certification:
Argentina:16 | Finland:K-16 | Germany:6 | UK:A | USA:Approved (certificate #12247)

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Trivia:
The singing voice actually belonged to Annette Warren, who later dubbed in both "Fancy Pants" and "Sorrowful Jones">See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: There are no lenses in Sir Cedric Hardwicke's eye glasses. In the library scene this is very noticeable. When Charles Coburn puts on his glasses the lenses are easily seen and they reflect light, unlike the pair Sir Cedric is wearing.See more »
Quotes:
Inspector Harley Temple:Miss Carpenter there will be danger... great danger. Are you afraid?
Sandra Carpenter:No, not yet!
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Movie Connections:
Features Murder in the Night (1939)See more »
Soundtrack:
You Stole My Peace of MindSee more »

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26 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
Lured (1947) ***, 15 March 2005
Author: JoeKarlosi from U.S.A.

An interesting curio for Lucille Ball fans as well as those who enjoy old horror and mystery films. This one is worth seeing for its cast alone, featuring (in addition to Ms. Ball): Boris Karloff, Sir Cecric Hardwicke, Alan Napier, George Zucco and George Sanders! This solid mystery/thriller stars Lucille Ball in a dramatic part before she became Lucy Ricardo. She plays a feisty American gal in England who is hired by Scotland Yard to go undercover to trap a serial killer who claimed one of her friends. Boris Karloff's role is a small one but it's absolutely wonderful, and it's an essential watch for the actors' legion of fans. George Zucco is a cop who keeps an eye out for Ball to make sure she doesn't get into too much trouble. *** out of ****

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