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When Were You Born (1938)

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65 min | Mystery, Romance

Mei Lee Ling, an astrology expert, tells one of her fellow passengers on a ship, that he will die within two days and the next day he is dead. The police suspects that Mei does know something, but she doesn't. But to clear herself she ...See moreMei Lee Ling, an astrology expert, tells one of her fellow passengers on a ship, that he will die within two days and the next day he is dead. The police suspects that Mei does know something, but she doesn't. But to clear herself she offers her help to solve the murder. Soon she and the police find themselves in a web of crime and false identities. Written by Stephan Eichenberg See less
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Director
William C. McGann (as William McGann)
Writers
Anthony Coldeway (screenplay) (as Anthony Coldewey) | Manly P. Hall (original story) (as Manley Hall)
Cinematographer
L. William O'Connell (as L.Wm. O'Connell)
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Updated Jun 18, 1938

Release date
Jun 18, 1938 (United States)

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31 cast members
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Margaret Lindsay
Doris Kane (Leo) Doris Kane (Leo)   See fewer
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Anna May Wong
Mei Lei Ming (Aquarius) Mei Lei Ming (Aquarius)   See fewer
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Lola Lane
Nita Kenton (Cancer) Nita Kenton (Cancer)   See fewer
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Anthony Averill
Larry Camp (Aries) Larry Camp (Aries)   See fewer
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Charles C. Wilson
Inspector Jim C. Gregg (Taurus) (as Charles Wilson) Inspector Jim C. Gregg (Taurus) (as Charles Wilson)   See fewer
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Jeffrey Lynn
Reporter Davis (Gemini) Reporter Davis (Gemini)   See fewer
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Eric Stanley
Shields, Corey's Valet (Virgo) Shields, Corey's Valet (Virgo)   See fewer
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James Stephenson
Phillip 'Phil' Corey (Libra) Phillip 'Phil' Corey (Libra)   See fewer
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Leonard Mudie
Frederick 'Fred' Gow (Scorpio) Frederick 'Fred' Gow (Scorpio)   See fewer
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Olin Howland
Peter Finlay (Sagittarius) Peter Finlay (Sagittarius)   See fewer
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Maurice Cass
Dr. Merton (Capricorn) Dr. Merton (Capricorn)   See fewer
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Frank Jaquet
Sergeant Kelly (Pisces) Sergeant Kelly (Pisces)   See fewer
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Clayton Moore
Assistant District Attorney (as Jack Moore) Assistant District Attorney (as Jack Moore)   See fewer
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Manly P. Hall
Himself - Manley P. Hall - Opening Narrator (as Manley P. Hall) Himself - Manley P. Hall - Opening Narrator (as Manley P. Hall)   See fewer
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Sidney Bracey
Juggler Barrows (uncredited) Juggler Barrows (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sol Gorss
Ship Passenger (uncredited) Ship Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Graham
Ship Passenger (uncredited) Ship Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Harron
Dr. Merton's Assistant (uncredited) Dr. Merton's Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gordon Hart
Mr. Fields, Corey's Attorney (uncredited) Mr. Fields, Corey's Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Hendricks Jr.
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Ship's Bartender (uncredited) Ship's Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carole Landis
Ship Passenger (uncredited) Ship Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Jim - Police Desk Sergeant (uncredited) Jim - Police Desk Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Nolan
Ship Passenger (uncredited) Ship Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Spec O'Donnell
Boy with Crenshaw (uncredited) Boy with Crenshaw (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Panzer
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Ridgely
Crenshaw, Policeman (uncredited) Crenshaw, Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Saum
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lottie Williams
Ship Passenger (uncredited) Ship Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Wise
Dr. Merton's Second Assistant (uncredited) Dr. Merton's Second Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beal Wong
Ship Waiter (uncredited) Ship Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 185 votes