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Submitted by Mark Fuller
Picturegoer Weekly: March 5th 1932
This unpretentious mystery picture has some claim to originality in conception and affords Stewart Rome a chance of showing that he is an actor of ability.
He appears here in the dual role of a business magnate, Benedik, and a mysterious gentleman, Marsh, who threatens the magnate.
In the end Benedik is found murdered. It eventually transpires that he had invented the character of Marsh so that he might disappear and collect the insurance money on his assumed death.
Rather complicated, but nevertheless quite clearly told. Moreover it is not too easy to foresee the ending.[So why did they give it away in the previous paragraph? Although there is another twist to the tale after that]Camera work is good and the action is quite brisk.
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