The Black Doll

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The Black Doll

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The Black Doll

Release Date: January 31, 1938

Year    :   1938
Slogan    :   «HE WAS A VERY "EXCLUSIVE" DETECTIVE! The clues had to find him!»
Genres    :   Mystery, Crime
Production Companies    :   Universal Pictures
Director    :   Otis Garrett
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Harold Buckley, William Edward Hayes
RunTime    :   66 mins.

Nicholas Rood, dishonest mine owner, finds a Black Doll on his desk and knows that vengeance is about to overtake him for murdering his former partner. He is knifed as he talks to his daughter Marian. She summons her fiancé Nick Halstead, a private detective. He finds that six people had a motive for the murder; Rood's sister Mrs. Laura Leland; her son Rex; Rood's associates Mallison and Walling; Esteban, a servant and Dr. Giddings. Sheriff Renick and his deputy Red get the clues all mixed up, but Nick finally narrows the search down to one suspect...

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