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The Face at the Window (1940)

The Face at the Window (1940)

The Face at the Window





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As with any film featuring the outrageously operatic antics of early horror star Tod Slaughter, this slow, stagebound murder-mystery would be completely unwatchable without the producer-star's presence. A third adaptation of the stage play by F. Brooke Warren, this film stars Slaughter as Chevalier Lucio del Gardo, a respected Parisian aristocrat responsible for the ghastly crimes previously attributed to a notorious killer known only as "The Wolf." Del Gardo has concocted a devious plan with his deranged, brutish brother to pull off a rash of bank robberies, using The Wolf's murderous ways to throw police off their trail. Their plans are foiled in the end, though del Gardo apparently escapes the clutches of the law. One of Slaughter's better efforts, made bearable by a brief running time. ~ Cavett Binion, Rovimore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics
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On DVD: Dec 21, 2004
Anchor Bay Entertainment


Robert A'Dair
as Inspector Guffert
Wallace Evennett
as Prof. le Blanc
Harry Terry
as The Face
Kay Lewis
as Babette
Aubrey Mallalieu
as De Brisson
Tod Slaughter
as Chevalier Del Gardo
Marjorie Taylor
as Cecile de Brisson
John Warwick
as Lucien Cortier
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