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The Whip Hand (1951)

The Whip Hand (1951)





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In this anti-Communist film, a journalist goes on vacation to a small town and is surprised by the coldness of the residents. This makes him curious. His resulting investigation reveals the commies are planning to use the town as the launch pad for a biological warfare campaign. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi
Action & Adventure , Mystery & Suspense , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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RKO Radio Pictures


Carla Balenda
as Janet Keller
Elliott Reid
as Matt Corbin
Edgar Barrier
as Dr. Edward Koller
Raymond Burr
as Steve Loomis
Otto Waldis
as Dr. Willem Bucholtz
Lurene Tuttle
as Molly Loomis
Lewis Martin
as Peterson
Frank Darien
as Luther Adams
Olive Carey
as Mrs. Turner
Jamesson Shade
as Sheriff
Art Dupuis
as Speedboat Pilot
Robert Thom
as Ranger
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Critic Reviews for The Whip Hand

All Critics (1)

The story of a Commie town made up of ex-Nazis prospering in the middle of America is hard to swallow, but as sheer entertainment value this one somehow works.

Full Review… | April 22, 2002
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Audience Reviews for The Whip Hand

Interesting "cold war" thriller, nicely shot and directed by legendary production designer William Cameron Menzies.

Ron Boyd
Ron Boyd

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