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The Man Who Cried Wolf

1937 1h 6m Mystery & Thriller List
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Though actor Lawrence Fontaine (Lewis Stone) periodically confesses to homicides that he couldn't have committed, the police chalk it up to an artist's eccentricity. He really has, however, been plotting the murder of the man he thinks killed his ex-wife. Young troupers Nan (Barbara Read) and Tommy (Tom Brown) beg him to reconsider, but he carries out the crime. After the youngsters are all incriminated, Fontaine confesses, but no one will believe him, so he must prove his own guilt. Read More Read Less
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Synopsis Though actor Lawrence Fontaine (Lewis Stone) periodically confesses to homicides that he couldn't have committed, the police chalk it up to an artist's eccentricity. He really has, however, been plotting the murder of the man he thinks killed his ex-wife. Young troupers Nan (Barbara Read) and Tommy (Tom Brown) beg him to reconsider, but he carries out the crime. After the youngsters are all incriminated, Fontaine confesses, but no one will believe him, so he must prove his own guilt.
Director
Lewis R. Foster
Genre
Mystery & Thriller
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 6m