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The Patient Vanishes (1941)

Approved | | Mystery | 21 July 1941 (UK)
James Mason as a private detective, whose father is a Scotland Yard man, takes a case involving extortion and kidnapping. A young girl is kidnapped from a nursing home and he advises the ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview:
James Mason ... Mick Cardby
Mary Clare ... Matron
Margaret Vyner Margaret Vyner ... Mollie Bennett
Gordon McLeod Gordon McLeod ... Inspector Cardby
Frederick Valk Frederick Valk ... Dr. Moger
Barbara Everest Barbara Everest ... Mrs. Cardby
Barbara James Barbara James ... Lena Morne
G.H. Mulcaster G.H. Mulcaster ... Lord Morne
Eric Clavering Eric Clavering ... Al meason
Terry Conlin Terry Conlin ... Detective Sergeant Trotter
W.G. Fay W.G. Fay ... Mr. Eslick
Brefni O'Rorke ... Dr. Crosbie
Viola Lyel Viola Lyel ... Nurse
Anthony Shaw Anthony Shaw ... Sir Wallace Benson
Michael Rennie ... Inspector
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James Mason as a private detective, whose father is a Scotland Yard man, takes a case involving extortion and kidnapping. A young girl is kidnapped from a nursing home and he advises the girl's father not to pay the ransom. After several near-misses on his life, he learns that the doctor in charge of the nursing home has been taken prisoner by the kidnappers. And then the wicket gets stiff or stuffy, or whatever wickets do. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 1941 (UK) See more »

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Cardby kuoleman talossa See more »

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John Argyle Productions See more »
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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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One of the "75 Most Wanted" films listed by the British Film Institute as "Missing, believed lost". See more »

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The 32 Year Old James Mason
29 October 2003 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

He had a mellifluous voice and a debonair manner in his delivery. Although he was trapped in only acting in British films at this stage in his career, James Mason demonstrated that he could carry a 90 minute film on his shoulders.


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