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The Amazing Mr. X (1948)

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78 min | Film-Noir, Horror, Thriller

On the beach one night, Christine Faber, two years a widow, thinks she hears her late husband Paul calling out of the surf...then meets a tall dark man, Alexis, who seems to know all about such things. After more ghostly manifestations, ...See moreOn the beach one night, Christine Faber, two years a widow, thinks she hears her late husband Paul calling out of the surf...then meets a tall dark man, Alexis, who seems to know all about such things. After more ghostly manifestations, Christine and younger sister Janet become enmeshed in the eerie artifices of Alexis; but he in turn finds himself manipulated into deeper deviltry than he had in mind... Written by Rod Crawford See less
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Writers
Crane Wilbur (original story) | Muriel Roy Bolton (screenplay) | Ian McLellan Hunter (screenplay)
Producer
Benjamin Stoloff (as Ben Stoloff)
Composer
Alexander Laszlo (musical score)
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Updated Jul 29, 1948

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Jul 29, 1948 (United States)

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8 cast members
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Turhan Bey
Alexis Alexis   See fewer
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Lynn Bari
Christine Faber Christine Faber   See fewer
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Cathy O'Donnell
Janet Burke Janet Burke   See fewer
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Richard Carlson
Martin Abbott Martin Abbott   See fewer
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Donald Curtis
Paul Faber Paul Faber   See fewer
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Harry Mendoza
Hoffman (uncredited) Hoffman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norma Varden
Wealthy-Looking Woman (uncredited) Wealthy-Looking Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 1,150 votes