The Suspect

His Was a Strange Secret, Hers Was a Strange Love

Genres: Drama, Crime
Genial shopkeeper Philip has to endure the constant nagging of a shrewish wife while he secretly yearns for a pretty young stenographer. When the henpecking gets to be too much, Philip murders his wife and manages to make her death look like an accident. A ruthless blackmailer and a low-key detective both discover Philip's secret, and he has to decide which of them poses the more dangerous threat.
Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1944-12-22
Run time: 85 minute / 1:25
Director: Robert Siodmak
Writer: Bertram Millhauser
Production Company : Universal Pictures
Production Country: United States of America


Charles Laughton
as Philip Marshall
Ella Raines
as Mary Gray
Molly Lamont
as Edith Simmons
Stanley Ridges
as Inspector Huxley
Henry Daniell
as Gilbert Simmons
Rosalind Ivan
as Cora Marshall
Dean Harens
as John Marshall
Raymond Severn
as Merridew
Eve Amber
as Sybil Packer
Maude Eburne
as Mrs. Packer
Clifford Brooke
as Mr. Packer
Ernie Adams
as Cabbie (Uncredited)
Eve Ashley
as Background Woman (Uncredited)
Jimmy Aubrey
as Pogson (Uncredited)
Walter Bacon
as Commuter (Uncredited)
John Berkes
as Detective Sergeant Pennyfeather (Uncredited)
Lillian Bronson
as Miss Crevy (Uncredited)
Nina Campana
as Cashier at Luigi's (Uncredited)
Tommy Cook
as Child Violinist (Uncredited)
Frank Dawson
as Jarvis (Uncredited)
Elspeth Dudgeon
as Pauline Barlow (Uncredited)
Gerald Hamer
as Griswold (Uncredited)
Grayce Hampton
as Margaret (Uncredited)
Vera Lewis
as Hannah Barlow (Uncredited)
Kate MacKenna
as Mrs. Jevne (Uncredited)
Richard Neill
as Restaurant Patron (Uncredited)
Edgar Norton
as Mr. Frazer (Uncredited)
Rebel Randall
as Model (Uncredited)
Keith Ferguson
as Model (Uncredited)
Helena Grant
as Miss Pomfret (Uncredited)
Barbara Gray
as Model (Uncredited)
Keith Hitchcock
as William Crummit (Uncredited)
Olaf Hytten
as Mr. Jevne (Uncredited)
Charles Knight
as Mr. Chadwick (Uncredited)
Sidney Lawford
as Lord Eldon (Uncredited)
Charles McNaughton
as Waiter (Uncredited)
Hilda Plowright
as Mrs. Margett (Uncredited)
Sheila Roberts
as Model (Uncredited)
John Rogers
as Mr. Margett (Uncredited)
Tony Santoro
as Waiter (Uncredited)
Sally Shepherd
as Mrs. Brown (Uncredited)
Cecil Weston
as Mrs. Chadwick (Uncredited)
Katherine Yorke
as Model (Uncredited)
Robert Siodmak Director

Arthur Hilton Editor

Russell A. Gausman Set Decoration

Costume & Make-Up
Vera West Costume Design

Bernard B. Brown Sound Director

John B. Goodman Art Direction

Bertram Millhauser Screenplay

Martin Obzina Art Direction
Edward R. Robinson Set Decoration

Paul Ivano Director of Photography

Frank Skinner Original Music Composer
Frank Skinner Music Director

William Tummel Assistant Director

Arthur T. Horman Adaptation
James Ronald Novel

Howard Benedict Executive Producer
Islin Auster Producer

Frank Heisler Assistant Camera

Charles Carroll Sound

William Dodds Camera Operator
Robert Laylo Assistant Camera

Harry B. Friedman Publicist

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