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Stranger on the Third Floor

Stranger on the Third Floor(1940)

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Brief Synopsis

A newspaperman serves as key witness in a circumstantial murder case.

Cast & Crew

Boris Ingster Director
Peter Lorre The stranger
John McGuire Michael [Ward]
Charles Waldron District Attorney
Elisha Cook Jr. Joe Briggs
Ethel Griffies Mrs. Kane
Cliff Clark Martin
Oscar O'Shea The judge
Alec Craig Defense attorney
Otto Hoffman Police surgeon
Nicholas Musuraca Director of Photography
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1940 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  62, or 66-67 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  5,740    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Stranger On the Third Floor (1940)

    James Higgins 2010-01-18

    This was dismissed in 1940, and fortunately is no longer that way. Awesome pace and cinematography, fine performances from all, great lighting and taut... MORE>

  • And Man this Stranger is strange

    Oliver Cutshaw 2008-08-13

    Engrossing little film noir is worth viewing. But it is Lorre's performance that is the main reason to see this cult classic. Though not on the... MORE>