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The Deceiver (1931)

Actor Reginald Thorpe is found dead in his dressing room, stabbed in the back. Suspects abound. John Wayne's only contribution was as a stand-in for the corpse.

Director:

Louis King

Writers:

Jack Cunningham, Abem Finkel (story "It Might Have Happened") | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lloyd Hughes ... Tony Hill
Dorothy Sebastian ... Ina Fontanne
Ian Keith ... Reginald Thorpe
Natalie Moorhead ... Mrs. Lawton
Richard Tucker ... Mr. Lawton
George Byron George Byron ... Speedy
Greta Granstedt ... Celia Adams
Murray Kinnell ... Breckinridge
DeWitt Jennings ... Inspector Dunn
Al Ernest Garcia ... Payne
Harvey Clark Harvey Clark ... Nat Phillips
Sidney Bracey ... Barney
Frank Holliday Frank Holliday ... Thomas
Colin Campbell Colin Campbell ... Dr. Schulz
Nick Copeland Nick Copeland ... Stage manager
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Storyline

Actor Reginald Thorpe is found dead in his dressing room, stabbed in the back. Suspects abound. John Wayne's only contribution was as a stand-in for the corpse. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Genres:

Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1931 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

It Might Have Happened See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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