The Deceiver (1931)

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Alternative titles

  • It Might Have Happened Working
  • Unwanted Working

Synopsis

Reginald Thorpe, a Shakespearean actor who blackmails the female admirers who fall for his charms, is murdered. The police try to find the killer. John Wayne played Ian Keith's corpse in a brief scene.

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