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The Man in the Trunk (1942)

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71 min | Comedy, Crime

The ghost of a murdered man returns to Earth to help a young couple find his killer.
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Writer
John Francis Larkin (original screenplay) (as John Larkin)
Composer
Cyril J. Mockridge (music score)
Cinematographer
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Updated Sep 18, 1942

Release date
Sep 18, 1942 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Lynne Roberts
Peggy LaRue Peggy LaRue   See fewer
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George Holmes
Dick Burke Dick Burke   See fewer
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Raymond Walburn
Jim Cheevers Jim Cheevers   See fewer
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J. Carrol Naish
Reginald DeWinters Reginald DeWinters   See fewer
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Dorothy Peterson
Lola DeWinters Lola DeWinters   See fewer
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Eily Malyon
Abbie Addison Abbie Addison   See fewer
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Arthur Loft
Sam Kohler Sam Kohler   See fewer
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Milton Parsons
Doctor Pluma Doctor Pluma   See fewer
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Matt McHugh
Detective Murtha Detective Murtha   See fewer
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Charles Cane
Police Lieut. Braley Police Lieut. Braley   See fewer
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Theodore von Eltz
Theodore Swann Theodore Swann   See fewer
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Joan Marsh
Yvonne Duvalle Yvonne Duvalle   See fewer
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Syd Saylor
Joe -Clown with Yvonne Joe -Clown with Yvonne   See fewer
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Douglas Fowley
Ed Mygatt Ed Mygatt   See fewer
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Tim Ryan
Auctioneer Auctioneer   See fewer
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Vivien Oakland
Mrs. Tessie Sweeney Kohler (as Vivian Oakland) Mrs. Tessie Sweeney Kohler (as Vivian Oakland)   See fewer
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Wilson Benge
Butler (uncredited) Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wade Boteler
Prison Warden (uncredited) Prison Warden (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Cartledge
Elevator Boy (uncredited) Elevator Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Conlin
Debt Collector (uncredited) Debt Collector (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Forrest
Police Surgeon (uncredited) Police Surgeon (uncredited)   See fewer
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Byron Foulger
Man at Auction (uncredited) Man at Auction (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick French
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Hearn
Mr. Bell (uncredited) Mr. Bell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Perc Launders
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Mae Marsh
Mrs. Inge (uncredited) Mrs. Inge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank McGrath
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Frank O'Connor
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Broderick O'Farrell
Priest (uncredited) Priest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom O'Grady
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Anne O'Neal
Sarah (uncredited) Sarah (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Porter
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Potel
Deaf Floor Man (uncredited) Deaf Floor Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Minerva Urecal
Peggy's Landlady (uncredited) Peggy's Landlady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elizabeth Williams
Mrs. Dupree (uncredited) Mrs. Dupree (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 8 votes