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Sealed Lips (1942)

Passed | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 2 January 1942 (USA)
A detective begins to suspect that a man may be in prison for a crime he didn't commit.

Director:

George Waggner

Writers:

George Waggner (story "Beyond the Law"), George Waggner (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
William Gargan ... Lee Davis
June Clyde ... Lois Grant
John Litel ... Fred M. Morton / Mike Rofano
Anne Nagel ... Mary Morton - Fred's Wife
Mary Gordon ... Mrs. Ann Morton (Fred's mother)
Ralf Harolde ... Lips Haggarty
Joseph Crehan ... Chief Charles R. Dugan
Addison Richards ... Chief Gary Benson
Russell Hicks ... Dr. Charles Evans
Edwin Stanley Edwin Stanley ... Warden (as Ed Stanley)
Charles Lane ... Attorney Emanuel 'Manny' T. Dixon
William Gould ... Dist. Atty. Slater
Walter Sande ... Investigator Gene Blake
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Storyline

The warden of a California prison suspects that a New York gangster who is about to complete his sentence and be released is in reality a double for the real criminal, despite fingerprints and evidence that prove otherwise. The detective assigned to the case, aided by a girl reporter, ultimately establish the correctness of the warden' suspicions, following some adventures, misadventures, a couple of killings and some light romance along the way. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Master criminal or missing citizen?


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 January 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beyond the Law See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Part of the original Shock Theater package of 52 Universal titles released to television in 1957, followed a year later with SON OF SHOCK, which added 20 more features. See more »

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