The Mystery of Marie Roget

The Mystery of Marie Roget

Patric Knowles
Director: Phil Rosen Cast: Patric Knowles
Patric Knowles
, Maria Montez
Maria Montez
, Maria Ouspenskaya
Maria Ouspenskaya
Phil Rosen


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The Mystery of Marie Roget is more faithful to its Edgar Allan Poe original than most Universal films of its ilk, even though the Poe story and the film aren't exactly twins. Based on the factual unsolved 1842 murder of one Mary Rogers, the film stars Maria Montez as the unfortunate heroine, a popular Parisian entertainer. No innocent young damsel, Marie Roget spends a great deal of her time plotting the demise of her younger sister Camille (Nell O'Day). Shortly afterward, Marie herself disappears, and before long the mutilated, unidentifiable corpse of a young woman turns up. It is up to master detecive Dupin (Patric Knowles) and his Dr. Watson-ish assistant Gobelin (Lloyd Corrigan) to piece all the clues together. The film's best moments belong to Maria Ouspenskaya as Maria's sardonic grandmother.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/17/2015
UPC: 0025192181283
Original Release: 1942
Source: Universal Mod
Time: 1:01:00
Sales rank: 56,553

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Patric Knowles Dr. Paul Dupin
Maria Montez Marie Roget
Maria Ouspenskaya Mme. Cecile Roget
John Litel Henri Beauvais
Edward Norris Marcel Vignon
Lloyd Corrigan Gobelin, the Prefect of Police
Nell O'Day Camille Roget
Frank Reicher Magistrate
Clyde Fillmore Mons. De Luc
Paul E. Burns Gardener
Norma Drury Mme. De Luc
John Maxwell Detective
Paul Bryar Detective
Charles B. Middleton Curator of the Zoo
Reed Hadley Naval Officer
Raymond Bailey Gendarme
Joe Bernard Actor
Caroline Cooke Woman
Lester Dorr Subordinates to Prefect
Paul Dubov Pierre, the News Vendor
Jimmie Lucas Parisian
Alphonse Martell Vegetable Cart Driver
Frank O'Connor Man
Beatrice Roberts Wife on Street
William H. Ruhl Actor
Francis Sayles Actor
Charles Wagenheim Actor

Technical Credits
Phil Rosen Director
Elwood Bredell Cinematographer
Miton Carruth Editor
Michel Jacoby Screenwriter
Paul Malvern Producer
Jack Otterson Art Director
Hans J. Salter Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision

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