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The 3rd Voice (1960)

 -  Crime | Thriller | Drama  -  June 1960 (Austria)
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Marion Forbes is the secretary, the lover and the creator of the financial fortunes of Harry Chapman, but Chapman falls in love with Francis and decides to marry her. The revenge of Marion ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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The Voice (voice)
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Corey Scott
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Marian Forbes
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Blonde Prostitute
George Eldredge ...
Judge Kendall
Tom Hernández ...
Desk Clerk
Abel Franco ...
Police Inspector
Edward Colmans ...
Carreras
Tom Daly ...
Tourist at Bar
Ralph Brooks ...
Harris Chapman
Lucille Curtis ...
Mrs. Kendall
Shirley O'Hara ...
Carreras' Secretary
Raoul De Leon ...
Bank Official
Sylvia Ray ...
Hotel Miramar Cashier
Roque Ybarra ...
Fisherman
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Marion Forbes is the secretary, the lover and the creator of the financial fortunes of Harry Chapman, but Chapman falls in love with Francis and decides to marry her. The revenge of Marion is terrible. With the help of the third voice she kills Harry who is then impersonated by the third voice. All of this to steal $600,000. Written by Piergiorgio Romani <p.romani@flashnet.it>

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Spurned, she became mistress of the double-double-cross ! See more »

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June 1960 (Austria)  »

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The Third Voice  »

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Joseph Cotten, Alan Ladd and William Powell were all considered for the Edmond O'Brien role, but they all passed. See more »

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Painstaking but Very Clever
21 July 2011 | by (Ramsey, NJ) – See all my reviews

"The 3rd Voice" is a worthwhile crime drama that is painstakingly laid out and seems longer than its 79 minutes. Much of its success is due to the efforts of old pro Edmond O'Brien, who is in virtually every scene. What saves this picture from a worse rating is the unique deus ex machina to wrap up the picture. I hadn't seen that one before, and the screenwriter gets high marks for resourcefulness and mental dexterity.

This could also be called "The Phone Call Movie", as it contains more telephone conversations than I have ever seen in a full-length feature film. Just when it begins to seem as if some action will take place, the phone rings, killing the pace as the picture goes into a stall. My main objection to the film is the slow, deliberate pacing.

As stated, O'Brien carries the film, aided by Laraine Day and Julie London. For younger film fans, Julie London was a 50's singer with a sultry voice and appearance to match. She never looked better than in "The 3rd Voice" - didn't know she could act and I didn't care.


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