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Man in Hiding (1953)
"Mantrap" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  2 October 1953 (USA)
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A mystery made mysterious by the writers via misleading clues, lack of cohesion and glaring loopholes begins when Speight escapes after being found guilty of murder, and his wife, Thelma, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Hugo Bishop
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Thelma Speight / Tasman
Kieron Moore ...
Speight
Hugh Sinclair ...
Maurice Jerrard
Lloyd Lamble ...
Inspector Frisnay
Anthony Forwood ...
Rex
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Victor Tasman
Mary Laura Wood ...
Susie
Kay Kendall ...
Vera
John Penrose ...
Du Vancet
Liam Gaffney ...
Dorval
Conrad Phillips ...
Barker
John Stuart ...
Doctor
Anna Turner ...
Marjorie
Christina Forrest ...
Joanna
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A mystery made mysterious by the writers via misleading clues, lack of cohesion and glaring loopholes begins when Speight escapes after being found guilty of murder, and his wife, Thelma, believes he is after her because she is in love with another man and has changed her name. Lawyer Bishop and friend, playing a hunch, finds Speight at the scene of the crime and learns he is after the real murderer and not his wife. They shift through several men as suspects, all of whom seem to know his wife rather well. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Crime | Drama

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2 October 1953 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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First film of Barbara Shelley. See more »

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A Pair of Sparkling Eyes
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from "The Gondoliers"
Music by Arthur Sullivan
Arranged by Eric Rogers
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