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The Strange Case of Doctor Rx (1942)

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66 min | Horror, Mystery

Private eye Jerry Church is hired by a criminal defense lawyer after five mobsters he has gotten acquitted are apparently strangled by a serial killer.
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Writer
Clarence Upson Young (original screenplay)
Cinematographer
Elwood Bredell (as Woody Bredell)
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Status
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Updated Mar 27, 1942

Release date
Apr 17, 1942 (United States)

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29 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Patric Knowles
Private Detective Jerry Church Private Detective Jerry Church   See fewer
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Lionel Atwill
Dr. Fish Dr. Fish   See fewer
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Anne Gwynne
Kit Logan Church Kit Logan Church   See fewer
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Samuel S. Hinds
Dudley Crispin Dudley Crispin   See fewer
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Mona Barrie
Eileen Crispin Eileen Crispin   See fewer
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Shemp Howard
Det. Sgt. Sweeney Det. Sgt. Sweeney   See fewer
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Paul Cavanagh
John Crispin John Crispin   See fewer
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Edmund MacDonald
Det. Capt. Bill Hurd Det. Capt. Bill Hurd   See fewer
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Mantan Moreland
Horatio B.Fitz Washington Horatio B.Fitz Washington   See fewer
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John Gallaudet
Ernie Paul Ernie Paul   See fewer
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William Gould
Dist. Atty. Mason Dist. Atty. Mason   See fewer
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Leyland Hodgson
Thomas, the butler Thomas, the butler   See fewer
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Frank Austin
Jury Foreman (uncredited) Jury Foreman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gary Breckner
Announcer (uncredited) Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bryar
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddy Chandler
Cop Outside Church's Apartment (uncredited) Cop Outside Church's Apartment (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Corrigan
Nbongo the Gorilla (uncredited) Nbongo the Gorilla (uncredited)   See fewer
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Boyd Davis
Police Commissioner (uncredited) Police Commissioner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Drew Demorest
Club Waiter (uncredited) Club Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Matty Fain
Anthony 'Tony' Zarini (uncredited) Anthony 'Tony' Zarini (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Gordon
Mrs. Scott (uncredited) Mrs. Scott (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Harvey
Nightclub Manager (uncredited) Nightclub Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Selmer Jackson
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Kennedy
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Recht
1st Newsboy (uncredited) 1st Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack C. Smith
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonard Sues
Second Newsboy (uncredited) Second Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jan Wiley
Lily (uncredited) Lily (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Zimmerman
Kirk (uncredited) Kirk (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.4 / 10 | 283 votes