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Take One False Step(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

Prof. Andrew Gentling, in Los Angeles to help found a new college, is inveigled by old flame Catherine Sykes into a midnight drive. Next day Catherine is missing, believed killed; friend Martha convinces Andrew that he's a prime suspect and should investigate before he's arrested. But this only puts Andrew in a more deadly kind of danger.

Cast & Crew

William Powell Andrew Gentling
Shelley Winters Catherine Sykes
Marsha Hunt Martha Wier
Dorothy Hart Helen Gentling
James Gleason [Capt.] Gledhill
Felix Bressart Professor Morris Avrum
Art Baker [Professor] Henry Pritchard
Howard Freeman Dr. Markheim
Houseley Stevenson [Montgomery] Thatcher
Paul Harvey Mr. [A. K.] Arnspiger
Francis Pierlot Doctor [Herbert] Watson
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 3 Jun 1949; New York opening: 22 Jun 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  AFI; Univ
Univ: 16mm; P01599,C8
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  94 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • Well thought out Mystery

    Howie Galin 2008-02-09

    Wonderful mystery, fun for the whole family and a great vechicle for William Powell. Much more suspenseful than ANY of his "Thin Man" films. I... MORE>