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Voice of the Whistler

Voice of the Whistler is a 1945 American mystery film noir directed by William Castle and starring Richard Dix, Lynn Merrick, and Rhys Williams. Based on the radio drama The Whistler, it is the fourth of Columbia Pictures' eight "Whistler" films produced in the 1940s, the first seven of which star Dix.

Voice of the Whistler
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byWilliam Castle
Produced byRudolph C. Flothow
Screenplay byWilliam Castle
Wilfred H. Petitt
Story byAllan Radar
Based onThe Whistler
1942-85 radio series
by J. Donald Wilson
StarringRichard Dix
Lynn Merrick
Rhys Williams
Narrated byOtto Forrest
Music byMario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
CinematographyGeorge Meehan
Edited byDwight Caldwell
Production
company
Larry Darmour Productions
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • October 30, 1945 (1945-10-30) (United States)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

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A dying millionaire, trying to do good, marries his penniless young nurse so she can inherit his wealth and live in comfort. He then miraculously recovers, but the troubles for both husband and wife are just beginning.

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