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Phantom of the Rue Morgue ()


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When several women are found mutilated and murdered, the Paris police are baffled as to who the killer may be. All evidence points to Dupin, but soon it becomes apparent that it is someone... See more »

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Dr. Marais
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Insp. Bonnard
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Jeanette
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Prof. Paul Dupin
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Yvonne (as Allyn McLerie)
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Jacques the One-Eyed
Veola Vonn ...
Arlette
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Camille
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Georges Brevert
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Rene the Knife-thrower
Rolfe Sedan ...
LeBon (as Rolphe Sedan)
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Wardrobe Woman
The Flying Zacchinis ...
Acrobatic Act
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Gendarme (uncredited)
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Vendor (uncredited)
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Circus Manager (uncredited)
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Concierge (uncredited)
Joan Blair ...
Lodger (uncredited)
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Marie (uncredited)
Nan Boardman ...
Camille's Mother (uncredited)
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Sailor (uncredited)
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Angry Accuser in Street (uncredited)
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Well-Dressed Woman in Coach (uncredited)
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Murder Scene Spectator (uncredited)
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Well-Dressed Man in Coach (uncredited)
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Detective Mignaud (uncredited)
Chuck Couch ...
Trampoline Artist (uncredited)
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Gendarme Arnot (uncredited)
George Davis ...
Man Who Finds Knife (uncredited)
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Concierge's Wife (uncredited)
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Spectator (uncredited)
Charles Gemora ...
Sultan, The Gorilla (uncredited)
John Gifford ...
Gendarme (uncredited)
Dolores Graham ...
Apache Dancer (uncredited)
Don Graham ...
Apache Dancer (uncredited)
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Concierge's Husband (uncredited)
Tom Hernández ...
Gendarme Lara (uncredited)
Mary Lou Holloway ...
Girl (uncredited)
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Sailor #1 (uncredited)
Robert Hunter ...
Gendarme (uncredited)
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Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
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Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
Henry Kulky ...
Maurice - Sailor (uncredited)
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Gendarme Chavet (uncredited)
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Show Spectator (uncredited)
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Gendarme Duval (uncredited)
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Coachman (uncredited)
John Marlin ...
Ape (uncredited)
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Barfly (uncredited)
Louis Merrill ...
Pedestrian (uncredited)
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Animal Keeper (uncredited)
Carl Milletaire ...
Artist (uncredited)
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Concierge (uncredited)
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Barfly (uncredited)
John Parrish ...
Bartender (uncredited)
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Gendarme Dumas (uncredited)
Sam Savitsky ...
Show Spectator (uncredited)
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Lamplighter (uncredited)
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Show Spectator (uncredited)
James Stone ...
Tenant (uncredited)
Ruth Swanson ...
Middle-Aged Woman (uncredited)
Jack Tesler ...
Coachman (uncredited)
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Man (uncredited)
Louis Tomei ...
Albert (uncredited) (voice)
Arthur Tovey ...
Man in Nightclub (uncredited)
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Pignatelli - Tenant (uncredited)
Tom Wilson ...
Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
Jack Wise ...
Barfly (uncredited)

Directed by

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Roy Del Ruth

Written by

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Edgar Allan Poe ... (story "The Murders in the Rue Morgue")
 
Harold Medford ... (screenplay) and
James R. Webb ... (screenplay)

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Henry Blanke ... producer

Music by

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David Buttolph

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J. Peverell Marley ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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James Moore

Art Direction by

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Bertram Tuttle

Set Decoration by

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William L. Kuehl ... (as William Kuehl)

Makeup Department

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Gordon Bau ... makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Frank Mattison ... assistant director

Sound Department

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Stanley Jones ... sound
Walter Feldman ... sound editor (uncredited)
Dale Pickett ... sound editor (uncredited)

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Moss Mabry ... wardrobe

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Maurice De Packh ... orchestrator (as Maurice de Packh)
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Taglines Mad passions, madder deeds in the Edgar Allan Poe chiller! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Le fantôme de la Rue Morgue (France)
  • El fantasma de la calle Morgue (Spain)
  • Morg Sokagi Cinayeti (Turkey, Turkish title)
  • O Fantasma da Rua Morgue (Brazil)
  • Il mostro della via Morgue (Italy)
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  • 83 min
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Trivia The famous "gorilla performer" Charles Gemora, who plays the gorilla, also played the gorilla in the original Universal version Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932). See more »
Goofs Although set in turn-of-the-century Paris, there's a scene in the movie, when the police inspector and Paul Dupin visit the fair to watch the acrobats at work, where you can see the famous Warner Studios water tower in the background for a brief moment. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954) (1980). See more »
Soundtracks Auprès de ma blonde ('Le Prisonnier de Hollande') See more »
Quotes Dr. Marais: These days inspector everything is Freud or it is nothing, Freud and the libido, anything new, especialy from zoologists like myself...
Prof. Paul Dupin: ...At least has a reception here. Dr. Marais maintains that in all forms of life, from the micro to man, the killer instinct lies latent.
Dr. Marais: Held in check for most of us, but for others igniting under certain hatred, or passion, or a crowning frustration, or a total collapse of one's beliefs...
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