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Behind the Evidence (1935)

Approved | | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 8 January 1935 (USA)
Millionaire playboy Tony Sheridan suddenly loses his fortune and, faced with working for a living, decides to become a newspaperman. He is hired by Hackett, the city editor, who assigns him... See full summary »

Director:

Lambert Hillyer

Writer:

Harold Shumate (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Norman Foster ... Tony Sheridan
Sheila Bromley ... Ruth Allen (as Sheila Mannors)
Donald Cook ... Ward Cameron
Geneva Mitchell ... Rita Sinclair
Samuel S. Hinds ... J.T. Allen
Frank Darien ... Herbert
Pat O'Malley ... Police Lt. James
Edward Keane ... Hackett
Gordon De Main ... Captain Graham
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Millionaire playboy Tony Sheridan suddenly loses his fortune and, faced with working for a living, decides to become a newspaperman. He is hired by Hackett, the city editor, who assigns him to the society column. Tony's first job is to cover the engagement celebration of Ruth Allen, a banker's daughter and Tony's former fiance. She is now engaged to Ward Cameron, a broker of dubious character whom Tony dislikes. During the party, Tony realizes that Ruth's feelings for him have not changed. He also happens to pick up a cigarette case in which he finds a slip of paper with "Aztec 10" written on it. The next day, the Aztec Tire Company is robbed at 10:00 a.m., and startled by the coincidence, Tony questions Ruth about the cigarette case. He learns from her that the case belongs to Cameron. Tony suspects that Cameron is behind the series of robberies that culminated in the raid on Aztec, and visits his office, where he overhears that the Dayton Steel Company is to be the next target. Tony...

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HELL POPS LOOSE when the Park Avenue Playboy turns Manhunter! (original print ad - Lubbock Morning Avalanche - Lyric Theatre - Lubbock, Texas - Jan. 28, 1937)


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 January 1935 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Abaixo a Máscara See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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