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The Spider (1945)

An ex-cop who is now a private detective is hired by a woman to be the go-between in retrieving an important envelope from her partner. The detective has the partner come to his apartment ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert D. Webb (as Robert Webb)

Writers:

Lowell Brentano (play), Irving Cummings Jr. (additional dialogue) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Conte ... Chris Conlon
Faye Marlowe ... Delilah 'Lila' Neilsen, alias Judith Smith
Kurt Kreuger ... Ernest, alias The Great Garonne
John Harvey John Harvey ... Burns
Martin Kosleck ... Mihail Barak
Mantan Moreland ... Henry
Walter Sande ... Det. Lt. Walter Castle
Cara Williams ... Wanda Vann, neighbor
Charles Tannen ... Det. Tonti
Margaret Brayton Margaret Brayton ... Jean, Police Records Clerk
Ann Savage ... Florence Cain
Harry Seymour Harry Seymour ... Ed, the Bartender
Jean Del Val ... Henri Dutrelle, Hotel Manager
Odette Vigne Odette Vigne ... Mrs. Dutrelle
James Flavin ... Officer Johnny Tracy
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Storyline

An ex-cop who is now a private detective is hired by a woman to be the go-between in retrieving an important envelope from her partner. The detective has the partner come to his apartment to give him the envelope, but someone sneaks into his apartment and strangles her while the detective is in another room. Fearful that the police will suspect him of the murder, he brings the woman's body back to her own apartment, but the police find out and suspect him of the murder anyway. He must find out who is framing him for the murder and why, before the police catch him. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Aranha See more »

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Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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