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Key Witness (1947)

Passed | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 9 October 1947 (USA)
Milton Higby, an inventor of gadgets that don't sell finds himself accused of a crime he didn't commit---the killing of a girl he had just met---, and takes to the open road with the police... See full summary »

Director:

D. Ross Lederman

Writers:

J. Donald Wilson (story), Edward Bock (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
John Beal ... Milton Higby
Trudy Marshall ... Marge Andrews
Jimmy Lloyd ... Larry Summers
Helen Mowery ... Sally Guthrie
Wilton Graff ... Albert Loring
Barbara Read ... Martha Higby (as Barbara Reed)
Charles Trowbridge ... John Ballin
Harry Hayden ... Custer Bidwell
William Newell William Newell ... Smiley
Selmer Jackson ... Edward Clemmons
Robert B. Williams ... Officer Johnson (as Robert Williams)
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Milton Higby, an inventor of gadgets that don't sell finds himself accused of a crime he didn't commit---the killing of a girl he had just met---, and takes to the open road with the police in close pursuit. In his travels, he stumbles across the body of another murder victim and switches identities with the corpse. With his new name he poses as the long-lost son of a wealthy industrialist until he is exposed and charged also with the second murder. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Destiny See more »

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Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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