Phantom of the Rue Morgue
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Phantom of the Rue Morgue

83 min
Crime | Horror | Mystery
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Roy Del Ruth
Country: USA
Release Date: 1954-03-27
Filming Locations: Warner Brothers Burbank Studios - 4000 Warner Boulevard, Burbank, California, USA
Gross: $1,450,000 (USA) Filming Dates September 1953 -  November 1953 Copyright Holder Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. (1954)
Karl Malden
Dr. Marais
Claude Dauphin
Insp. Bonnard
Patricia Medina
Steve Forrest
Prof. Paul Dupin
Anthony Caruso
Jacques the One-Eyed
Veola Vonn
Dolores Dorn
Merv Griffin
Georges Brevert
Paul Richards
Rene the Knife-thrower
Rolfe Sedan
LeBon (as Rolphe Sedan)
Erin O'Brien-Moore
Wardrobe Woman
The Flying Zacchinis
Acrobatic Act
Rico Alaniz
Gendarme (uncredited)
Richard Avonde
Vendor (uncredited)
Baynes Barron
Circus Manager (uncredited)
Max Barwyn
Concierge (uncredited)
Joan Blair
Lodger (uncredited)
Marie Blake
Marie (uncredited)
Nan Boardman
Camille's Mother (uncredited)
Chet Brandenburg
Sailor (uncredited)
Paul Brinegar
Angry Accuser in Street (uncredited)
Virginia Brissac
Well-Dressed Woman in Coach (uncredited)
Ralph Bucko
Murder Scene Spectator (uncredited)
Edward Colmans
Well-Dressed Man in Coach (uncredited)
Henry Corden
Detective Mignaud (uncredited)
Chuck Couch
Trampoline Artist (uncredited)
Walter Coy
Gendarme Arnot (uncredited)
George Davis
Man Who Finds Knife (uncredited)
Helen Dickson
Concierge's Wife (uncredited)
Claire Du Brey
Spectator (uncredited)
Charles Gemora
Sultan, The Gorilla (uncredited)
John Gifford
Gendarme (uncredited)
Dolores Graham
Apache Dancer (uncredited)
Don Graham
Apache Dancer (uncredited)
Creighton Hale
Concierge's Husband (uncredited)
Tom Hernández
Gendarme Lara (uncredited)
Mary Lou Holloway
Girl (uncredited)
Charles Horvath
Sailor #1 (uncredited)
Robert Hunter
Gendarme (uncredited)
Fred Kelsey
Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
Jack Kenny
Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
Henry Kulky
Maurice - Sailor (uncredited)
Frank Lackteen
Gendarme Chavet (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness
Show Spectator (uncredited)
George J. Lewis
Gendarme Duval (uncredited)
Hank Mann
Coachman (uncredited)
Johnny Marlin
Ape (uncredited)
Frank McClure
Barfly (uncredited)
Louis Merrill
Pedestrian (uncredited)
John Merton
Animal Keeper (uncredited)
Carl Milletaire
Artist (uncredited)
Belle Mitchell
Concierge (uncredited)
Artie Ortego
Barfly (uncredited)
John Parrish
Bartender (uncredited)
Leonard Penn
Gendarme Dumas (uncredited)
Sam Savitsky
Show Spectator (uncredited)
George Selk
Lamplighter (uncredited)
Bert Stevens
Show Spectator (uncredited)
James Stone
Tenant (uncredited)
Ruth Swanson
Middle-Aged Woman (uncredited)
Jack Tesler
Coachman (uncredited)
Nick Thompson
Man (uncredited)
Louis Tomei
Albert (voice) (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey
Man in Nightclub (uncredited)
Tito Vuolo
Pignatelli - Tenant (uncredited)
Tom Wilson
Crowd Spectator (uncredited)
Jack Wise
Barfly (uncredited)
Did you know?
The famous "gorilla performer" Charles Gemora, who plays the gorilla, also played the gorilla in the original Universal version Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932).
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Actor Charles Gemora (Sultan the ape) suffered a heart attack in 1943 which limited his screen time in the ape costume. He performed in his suit for closeups and any strenuous work was completed by a stuntman.
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Although set in turn-of-the-century Paris, there's a scene in the movie, when the police inspector and Paul Dupin visit the fair to watch the acrobats at work, where you can see the famous Warner Studios water tower in the background for a brief moment.
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Photos from cast
Allyn Ann McLerie
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