Stranglehold (1963)

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Morrison, an actor, has become so engrossed in gangster roles that he is no longer himself. His wife decides to leave him. An out of work actress seeks his help and when this is refused poisons herself. Morrison hides the body until he can arrange for it to be shipped out of the country. Customs stop the coffin and the case is handed to the police. Chris, his wife, decides she cannot leave him under these circumstances after all, and the autopsy ultimately reveals that the girl did, in fact, commit suicide.

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