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The Hidden Hand (1942)

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63 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

Peter Thorne (Craig Stevens)is a young attorney who works for an eccentric old woman, Lorinda Channing (Cecil Cunningham), who uses her insane brother, John Channing (Milton Parsons), to frighten her other relatives because they are after ...See morePeter Thorne (Craig Stevens)is a young attorney who works for an eccentric old woman, Lorinda Channing (Cecil Cunningham), who uses her insane brother, John Channing (Milton Parsons), to frighten her other relatives because they are after her money. Further complications arrive when another murderer arrives on the scene and plants the blame on John Channing. Written by Les Adams See less
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Director
Benjamin Stoloff (as Ben Stoloff)
Writers
Anthony Coldeway (screenplay) (as Anthony Coldewey) | Raymond L. Schrock (screenplay) (as Raymond Schrock) | Rufus King (play "Invitation to a Murder")
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Updated Nov 7, 1942

Release date
Nov 7, 1942 (United States)

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21 cast members
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Craig Stevens
Peter Thorne Peter Thorne   See fewer
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Elisabeth Fraser
Mary Winfield Mary Winfield   See fewer
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Julie Bishop
Rita Channing Rita Channing   See fewer
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Willie Best
Eustis the Chauffeur Eustis the Chauffeur   See fewer
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Frank Wilcox
Dr. Lawrence Channing Dr. Lawrence Channing   See fewer
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Cecil Cunningham
Lorinda Channing Lorinda Channing   See fewer
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Ruth Ford
Estelle Channing Estelle Channing   See fewer
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Milton Parsons
John Channing John Channing   See fewer
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Roland Drew
Walter Channing Walter Channing   See fewer
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Tom Stevenson
Horace Channing Horace Channing   See fewer
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Marian Hall
Nurse Eleanor Stevens Nurse Eleanor Stevens   See fewer
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Inez Gay
Hattie (as Inez Gary) Hattie (as Inez Gary)   See fewer
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Kam Tong
Mallo Mallo   See fewer
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Monte Blue
Matthews, the Undertaker (uncredited) Matthews, the Undertaker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wade Boteler
Sheriff Selby (uncredited) Sheriff Selby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glen Cavender
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Guhl
Deputy Sheriff Mike Mullins (uncredited) Deputy Sheriff Mike Mullins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Creighton Hale
The Coroner (uncredited) The Coroner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Butler (uncredited) Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
The Warden (uncredited) The Warden (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Saum
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 342 votes