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The Devil's Mate is a 1933 American mystery film directed by Phil Rosen, starring Peggy Shannon and Preston Foster.[2]

Devil's Mate
Directed byPhil Rosen
Produced byBen Verschleiser
Written byLeonard Fields
David Silverstein
StarringMary Brian
Bruce Cabot
Grant Mitchell
CinematographyGilbert Warrenton
Edited byDoane Harrison
Carl Pierson
Production
company
Release date
  • August 20, 1933 (1933-08-20) (US)[1]
Running time
68 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

It was remade by Rosen as I Killed That Man (1941).

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PlotEdit

As murderer Maloney is being executed in the electric chair, he's willing to expose an underworld mob boss. He is killed by a poison dart before he can tell anything. Inspector O'Brien suspects McGhee, a ward healer and friend of Maloney; Parkhurst, a scholar, philanthropist, and candidate for the prison board; Clinton, a friend of Parkhurst; or Natural, a reporter for the "Chronicle" newspaper. Since McGhee is a nonsmoker and found in possession of a empty cigarette case, he is arrested.

CastEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Devil's Mate". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on May 29, 2018. Retrieved May 29, 2018.
  2. ^ Review of film at New York Times

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