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Behind Locked Doors (1948)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | October 1948 (USA)
A well-known judge has become a fugitive from the police, with a large reward on his head. A reporter believes that the judge is hiding in a private sanitarium, so she seeks out a private ... See full summary »

Director:

Budd Boetticher (as Oscar Boetticher)

Writers:

Eugene Ling (screenplay), Malvin Wald (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Complete credited cast:
Lucille Bremer ... Kathy Lawrence
Richard Carlson ... Ross Stewart
Douglas Fowley ... Larson
Ralf Harolde ... Fred Hopps
Thomas Browne Henry Thomas Browne Henry ... Dr. Clifford Porter (as Tom Brown Henry)
Herbert Heyes ... Judge Finlay Drake
Gwen Donovan Gwen Donovan ... Madge Bennett
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A well-known judge has become a fugitive from the police, with a large reward on his head. A reporter believes that the judge is hiding in a private sanitarium, so she seeks out a private investigator and asks him to pretend to be insane, so that he can get inside the sanitarium and look for the judge. The investigator is admitted to the asylum, and encounters many dangers while trying to prove that the judge is there. Written by Snow Leopard

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MURDER was the ONLY way out!


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Dr. Clifford Porter: Larson! How many times have I told you not to abuse the patients?
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Referenced in Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That (2005) See more »

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62 minutes of superb film making
5 December 2000 | by jaybobSee all my reviews

This little b movie , made for next to nothing has more suspense & interest than most of todays so called big films we were completley enthralled especially by Lucille Bremer. a very beautiful actress who had too short a career

see this little gem

Jay Harris


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1948 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Human Gorilla See more »

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Aro Productions Inc. See more »
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Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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