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The Invisible Wall (1947)

Passed | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 15 October 1947 (USA)
When a mob boss sends gambler Harry Lane to Vegas to deliver 20K to a contact, Harry gambles the money away and must somehow recover it before getting into trouble with his employer.

Director:

Eugene Forde

Writers:

Arnold Belgard (screenplay), Howard J. Green (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Don Castle ... Harry Lane
Virginia Christine ... Mildred Elsworth
Richard Gaines ... Richard Elsworth
Arthur Space ... Roy Hanford
Edward Keane ... Marty Floyd
Jeff Chandler ... Al Conway
Mary Gordon ... Mrs. Bledsoe
Harry Cheshire ... Eugene Hamilton
Rita Duncan Rita Duncan ... Alice Jamison
Harry Shannon ... Det. Capt. R.W. Davis
Earle S. Dewey Earle S. Dewey ... Dr. Winters (as Earl Dewey)
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A former GI returning from the war gets back his old job working for a bookie. Dispatched by the bookie to deliver $20,000 to a contact in Las Vegas, he foolishly loses some of the money at the gambling tables, then loses the rest of it to a conman. His attempts to recover the money result in his getting involved in mistaken identity and murder. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Booze-Blondes-Bullets. The direct trail to skid row !

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

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Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Zidul invizibil See more »

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Mono | Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Final film of veteran "B" director Eugene Forde. See more »

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Fairly interesting 'noir' thriller.
29 September 2001 | by youroldpaljimSee all my reviews

Harry Lane is picked up by police after being found carrying a gun inside the hotel room of a dead man. Questioned by the police, he gives police his confession and explains to them the long series of events that lead him to commit murder.

This obscurely titled thriller told in flashback, is vaguely similar to DETOUR; a man makes a foolish mistake, then tries to correct it, but his attempts only drag him deeper in to trouble. The films upbeat twist ending is a bit far fetched. Don Castle, who sporting a mustache, resembles a cross between Clark Gable and Tom Neal. Castle, like leading lady Virginia Christine (Folgers Coffee lady, THE MUMMY'S CURSE) and the rest of the cast are acceptable. Overall, INVISIBLE WALL is a fairly interesting one for the buffs.


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