The Fatal Hour

The Fatal Hour

Director: William Nigh Cast: Boris Karloff, Grant Withers, Marjorie Reynolds

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Overview

The Fatal Hour was the fourth entry in Monogram's "Mr. Wong" series, based on the gentlemanly oriental detective created by Hugh Wiley. Boris Karloff returns as Wong, supported by Grant Withers as dyspeptic police captain Street and Marjorie Reynolds as brash gal reporter Bobbie Logan. On this occasion, Mr. Wong investigates the murder of a police officer, nearly ending up murdered himself during a climactic jewelry-store robbery. The principal suspect is Belden (Craig Reynolds), the son of a crooked businessman (John Hamilton) whose perfidy has apparently caused all the trouble in the first place. The Fatal Hour was scripted by Joseph West, a pseudonym for director George Waggner (who didn't direct this one).

Product Details

Release Date: 11/22/2016
UPC: 0889290261212
Original Release: 1940
Source: Film Detective
Time: 1:09:00
Sales rank: 61,653

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Boris Karloff James Lee Wong
Grant Withers Capt. Street
Marjorie Reynolds Bobby Logan
Charles Trowbridge Forbes
John Hamilton Belden, Sr.
Craig Reynolds Belden, Jr.
Jack Kennedy Mike
Frank Puglia Harway
I. Stanford Jolley Soapy
Jason Robards Griswold
Lita Chevret Tanya
Tristram Coffin Actor
Richard Loo Jeweler

Technical Credits
William Nigh Director
Gordon Bau Makeup
W. Scott Darling Screenwriter
William T. Lackey Producer
Harry Neumann Cinematographer
Russell Schoengarth Editor
George Waggner Screenwriter
Joseph West Screenwriter

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