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      The Whistler

      1944, Mystery & thriller, 59m

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      Earl Conrad (Richard Dix), a recent widower, is so grief-stricken by his wife's death that he desperately wants to join her. Despite his ardent death wish, he can't bring himself to commit suicide, so he uses a go-between to hire a hit man (J. Carrol Naish) to kill him. Shockingly, not long after putting out a contract on himself, he discovers his wife is alive. When he realizes that his contact to the assassin is dead, Earl must find a way to reach his elusive killer before his time runs out.

      • Genre: Mystery & thriller

      • Original Language: English

      • Director: William Castle

      • Producer: Rudolph C. Flothow

      • Writer: Eric Taylor

      • Release Date (Theaters):  original

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      • Distributor: Columbia Pictures

      • Production Co: Larry Darmour Productions

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      • Aug 12, 2008

        The first entry in this Film Noir series is one of the best. Fans of Noir will want to check these films out.

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