The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse

Edward G. Robinson
Director: Anatole Litvak Cast: Edward G. Robinson
Edward G. Robinson
, Claire Trevor
Claire Trevor
, Humphrey Bogart
Humphrey Bogart
Anatole Litvak

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Overview

Edward G. Robinson shines in a fine comic role as Dr. Clitterhouse, a brilliant psychiatrist doing research into the criminal mind. The good doctor wants to gain a clearer understanding of how a thief feels when he's in the midst of a robbery, so strictly for academic purposes he tries to crack a safe at a high society party to which he's been invited. While trying to get rid of the jewels he swiped in the course of this experiment, Clitterhouse makes the acquaintance of "Rocks" Valentine (Humphrey Bogart), the tough-as-nails leader of a group of professional thieves. Clitterhouse is fascinated by Valentine and discovers that he enjoys committing robberies, so he joins forces with Valentine's gang and uses his superior intellect to mastermind a series of daring and profitable heists. Clitterhouse is also beguiled by Jo Keller (Claire Trevor), a beautiful dame who fences stolen gems. But Valentine doesn't appreciate how Dr. Clitterhouse has worked his way into the gang, and he is soon looking for an opportunity to get him out of the picture. The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse was co-written by John Huston and features several key members of the Warner Brothers stock company in supporting roles, including Allen Jenkins and Donald Crisp.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/26/2020
UPC: 0883929712267
Original Release: 1938
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [B&W]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Mono, Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 1:27:00
Sales rank: 3,358

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Edward G. Robinson Dr. Clitterhouse
Claire Trevor Jo Keller
Humphrey Bogart Rocks Valentine
Allen Jenkins Okay
Donald Crisp Inspector Lane
Gale Page Nurse Randolph
Henry O'Neill Judge
John Litel Prosecutor
Thurston Hall Grant
"Slapsie Maxie" Rosenbloom Butch
Bert Hanlon Pat
Curt Bois Rabbit
Ward Bond Tug
Vladimir Sokoloff Popus
Billy Wayne Candy
Robert E. Homans Lt. Johnson
Irving Bacon Jury Foreman
Loia Cheaney Nurse Donor
Ed Mortimer Guest
Ronald Reagan Announcer
Wade Boteler Captain MacLevy
Sidney Bracey Chemist
Georgia Caine Mrs. Updike
Romaine Callender Butler
Ray Dawe Policeman
Hal K. Dawson Pedestrian
Edgar Dearing Patrolman
Mary Field Maid
Edward Gargan Sergeant
William Haade Watchman
Winifred Harris Mrs. Ganswoort
Susan Hayward Bit Part
Thomas E. Jackson Connors
Vera Lewis Woman Juror
Bruce Mitchell Bailiff
Jack Mower Detective
Bob Reeves Policeman
Eric Stanley Dr. Ames
Larry Steers Guest
Libby Taylor Mrs. Jefferson
Monte Vandergrift Detective
Joyce Williams Patricia
William Worthington Guest

Technical Credits
Anatole Litvak Director,Producer
Milo Anderson Costumes/Costume Designer
Tony Gaudio Cinematographer
John Huston Screenwriter
Robert Lord Producer
Warren Low Editor
C.A. Riggs Sound/Sound Designer
Max Steiner Score Composer
John Wexley Screenwriter
Carl Jules Weyl Art Director

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