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The Bat(1959)

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Brief Synopsis

A female mystery novelist turns detective to unmask a demented killer.

Cast & Crew

Crane Wilbur Director
Vincent Price Dr. Malcolm Wells
Agnes Moorehead Cornelia Van Gorder
Gavin Gordon Lt. Andy Anderson
John Sutton Warner
Lenita Lane Lizzie Allen
Elaine Edwards Dale Bailey
Darla Hood Judy Hollender
John Bryant Mark Fleming
Harvey Stephens John Fleming
Mike Steele Victor Bailey
Riza Royce Jane Patterson
Robert B. Williams Det. Davenport
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  San Francisco opening: 29 Aug 1959
Release Date:  1959 Production Date:  [1.85:1]
*AFI-DVD; EB
UCLA has incomplete (double reels 1 - 3) 35mm safe
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Allied Artists Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Liberty Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  80 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,205    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • 1st Class Thriller, Watch It

    JimS 2018-09-05

    I - mostly - gave up on spooky movies decades ago. Not so this one. Strong cast with Price and particularly Agnes Moorehead that is spookily well presented... MORE>

  • Great Cast

    classical 2018-09-05

    Vinnie & Agnes top players,John Sutton many years after his heyday still excellent.Gavin Gordon a good villain.Tragic deaths too young for Sutton and... MORE>

  • the fact of the matter

    a.morris 2017-10-20

    the aim of this story was to entertain and make money. it did that. movies like this are the backbone of old hollywood.without them..bigger ..critic... MORE>