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The 13th Letter (1951)

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Respectable citizens receive anonymous letters revealing their adulterous relationships.

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Denise Turner
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Dr. Paul Laurent
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Dr. Pearson
Constance Smith ...
Cora Laurent
Françoise Rosay ...
Mrs. Gauthier
Judith Evelyn ...
Sister Marie Corbin
Guy Sorel ...
Robert Helier
June Hedin ...
Rochelle Turner
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Respectable citizens receive anonymous letters revealing their adulterous relationships.

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A strange kind of KILLER is loose in this Town!

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21 February 1951 (USA)  »

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Well-done whodunit ...
10 March 2001 | by (Evansville, Indiana USA) – See all my reviews

1st watched 5/30/2000 - (Dir-Otto Preminger): Well-done whodunit which revolves around a series of letters written supposedly to defame a local doctor in a Canadian town, but ends up becoming more fatal.It keeps you guessing until the end which is pretty much the measuring stick for this kind of movie.


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