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Tell No Tales (1939)

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69 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

Michael Cassidy is the editor of a failing newspaper. A scoop would be welcome to boost the sales and to avoid closure. To this end, he decides to personally track down a gang of kidnappers.
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Writers
Lionel Houser (screenplay) | Pauline London (based on a story by) | Alfred Taylor (based on a story by)
Composer
William Axt (as Dr. William Axt)
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Updated May 12, 1939

Release date
May 12, 1939 (United States)

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67 cast members
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Melvyn Douglas
Michael Cassidy Michael Cassidy   See fewer
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Louise Platt
Ellen Frazier Ellen Frazier   See fewer
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Douglass Dumbrille
Matt Cooper (as Douglas Dumbrille) Matt Cooper (as Douglas Dumbrille)   See fewer
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Florence George
Lorna Travers Lorna Travers   See fewer
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Halliwell Hobbes
Dr. Lovelake Dr. Lovelake   See fewer
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Zeffie Tilbury
Miss Mary Miss Mary   See fewer
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Harlan Briggs
Davie Bryant Davie Bryant   See fewer
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Sara Haden
Miss Brendon Miss Brendon   See fewer
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Hobart Cavanaugh
Charlie Daggett (as Hobart Cavanagh) Charlie Daggett (as Hobart Cavanagh)   See fewer
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Oscar O'Shea
Sam O'Neil Sam O'Neil   See fewer
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Jean Fenwick
Mrs. Lovelake Mrs. Lovelake   See fewer
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Esther Dale
Mrs. Haskins Mrs. Haskins   See fewer
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Joseph Crehan
Chalmers Chalmers   See fewer
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Tom Collins
Phil Arno Phil Arno   See fewer
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Clayton Moore
Wilson (as Jack Carlton) Wilson (as Jack Carlton)   See fewer
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Ernie Alexander
Johnny - Reporter (uncredited) Johnny - Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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King Baggot
Gambling Casino Patron (uncredited) Gambling Casino Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joseph E. Bernard
Man talking to Officer Simmons (uncredited) Man talking to Officer Simmons (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Blaine
Police Capt. Hendry (uncredited) Police Capt. Hendry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gladys Blake
Myra Haskins (uncredited) Myra Haskins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles D. Brown
Police Lt. Brandt (uncredited) Police Lt. Brandt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Everett Brown
Doorman at the Alley Cat (uncredited) Doorman at the Alley Cat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Heinie Conklin
Tramp Comic (uncredited) Tramp Comic (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nick Copeland
Nick - Arno's Doorman (uncredited) Nick - Arno's Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Daley
Policeman at School (uncredited) Policeman at School (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Depp
Robert E. Moore (uncredited) Robert E. Moore (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claire Du Brey
Miss Arnold (uncredited) Miss Arnold (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruby Elzy
Woman in Chair at the Wake (uncredited) Woman in Chair at the Wake (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Engle
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Pat Flaherty
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James Flavin
Officer Simmons (uncredited) Officer Simmons (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Gordon
Mrs. Bryant (uncredited) Mrs. Bryant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hilda Haywood
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Brandon Hurst
Lovelake's Butler (uncredited) Lovelake's Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roger Imhof
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Thomas E. Jackson
Eddie (uncredited) Eddie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thaddeus Jones
Preacher at the Wake (uncredited) Preacher at the Wake (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Kelsey
Policeman at School (uncredited) Policeman at School (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rosalie Lincoln
Woman at the Wake (uncredited) Woman at the Wake (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Magrill
Alex (uncredited) Alex (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Marlowe
Pianist (uncredited) Pianist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mantan Moreland
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Edmund Mortimer
Guest at Lovelake's (uncredited) Guest at Lovelake's (uncredited)   See fewer
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James C. Morton
Crowd Control Policeman (uncredited) Crowd Control Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Noisom
Office Boy (uncredited) Office Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Florence O'Brien
Belle (uncredited) Belle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Orth
Vic - Bartender (uncredited) Vic - Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
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Renie Riano
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Addison Richards
Jim Hollis (uncredited) Jim Hollis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claire Rochelle
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Gertrude Sutton
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Marty (uncredited) Marty (uncredited)   See fewer
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Monte Vandergrift
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Ray Walker
'Mac' Dell (uncredited) 'Mac' Dell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anthony Warde
Frankie Lewis (uncredited) Frankie Lewis (uncredited)   See fewer
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E. Alyn Warren
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Ernest Whitman
Slab Griffin (uncredited) Slab Griffin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norman Willis
Joe Neves (uncredited) Joe Neves (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kammy (uncredited) Kammy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fritz (uncredited) Fritz (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 292 votes