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The Mystery of the 13th Guest (5-Nov-1943)

Director: William Beaudine

Writers: Tim Ryan; Charles R. Marion; Arthur Hoerl

From novel: The 13th Guest by Armitage Trail

Producer: Lindsley Parsons

Keywords: Mystery

Thirteen guests from a dinner party thirteen years ago reunite at their ancestral home to see a girl, now 21, open her grandfather's last will and testament. Most of the family are awful people who hate each other; the granddaughter ends up dead almost immediately, or so it seems. Others who attended start dying as well. Preposterous mystery with humor added ineptly. Remake of The Thirteenth Guest (1932).

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frank Faylen
Actor
8-Dec-1905 2-Aug-1985 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
Dick Purcell
Actor
6-Aug-1908 10-Apr-1944 The Bank Dick
Addison Richards
Actor
20-Oct-1887 22-Mar-1964 American character actor

CAST

with
Helen Parrish   ...   Marie Morgan
Dick Purcell   ...   Johnny Smith
Tim Ryan   ...   Lt. Burke
and
Frank Faylen   ...   Speed Dugan
Jacqueline Dalya   ...   Marjory Morgan
Paul McVey   ...   Adam Morgan
John Duncan   ...   Harold Morgan
John Dawson   ...   Tom Jackson
Cyril Ring   ...   Barksdale
Addison Richards   ...   District Attorney
Lloyd Ingraham   ...   Grandfather Morgan

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