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The Witching Hour (1916)
70 min | Drama

Jack Brookfield, a gambler with clairvoyant and hypnotic powers, is able to win at cards through his unique gift. But when he inadvertently hypnotizes young Clay Thorne, Thorne kills an enemy of Brookfield's while under a trance. No one ...See moreJack Brookfield, a gambler with clairvoyant and hypnotic powers, is able to win at cards through his unique gift. But when he inadvertently hypnotizes young Clay Thorne, Thorne kills an enemy of Brookfield's while under a trance. No one believes Brookfield's protestations that Thorne is innocent of any murderous intent, so Brookfield teams up with retired lawyer Martin Prentice in hopes of saving the young man from the gallows. Written by Jim Beaver See less
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Anthony Paul Kelly (scenario) (as Anthony P. Kelly) | Augustus Thomas (play) (as Augustus E. Thomas)
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Updated Dec 10, 1916

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Dec 10, 1916 (United States)

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10 cast members
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C. Aubrey Smith
Jack Brookfield Jack Brookfield   See fewer
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Marie Shotwell
Helen Whipple Helen Whipple   See fewer
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Robert Conness
Frank Hardmuth Frank Hardmuth   See fewer
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Jack Sherrill
Clay Whipple Clay Whipple   See fewer
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Freeman Barnes
Tom Denning Tom Denning   See fewer
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Lewis Sealy
Justice George Prentice Justice George Prentice   See fewer
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William Eville
Lou Ellinger Lou Ellinger   See fewer
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Robert Ayerton
The Judge The Judge   See fewer
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Helen Arnold
Viola Campbell Viola Campbell   See fewer
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Etta De Groff
Mrs. Campbell Mrs. Campbell   See fewer
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