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Number: WBA888574475048

WHISTLING IN THE DARK (1941) (DVD)

This product is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media.

When car trouble stalls his elopement, mystery writer Wally Porter (Crime is my racket, he declares) doesnt know hes sharing drinks with gangsters who want to rub out a defiant brewer who wont pay for protection. After he boasts hes probably the worlds greatest living authority on murder, timid Wally and his flirty fiancee become hesitant hostages in homicide planning. If the title and the premise are more familiar via its zippy 1941 remake starring Red Skelton as the radio sleuth The Fox, this first screen version of the farcical 1932 source play offers an equally genial and clever take on the material. Its also a rare showcase lead for Broadways original Wally: nimble character actor Ernest Truex, who pairs marvelously with Una Merkel as his teasing girlfriend, Toby, and squares off nicely with fellow New York-run costar Edward Arnold as mob leader Jake Dillon. Adapted and directed by Elliott Nugent (The Male Animal, The Cat and the Canary), Whistling in the Dark is light on its feet, spry in its humor and sure to prompt you to raise a toast to crime.

RunTime: 79 MINUTES
Language: English
AspectRatio: 4 X 3 FULL FRAME, ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 1.37:1
Audio: MONO - English
ColorBW: B/W

  
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