Talk of the Devil (1936) - Rotten Tomatoes

Talk of the Devil (1936)





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In this drama, a deliciously nasty villain endeavors to steal a successful shipping firm from an honest man. To get the company and gather information, the villain employs a talented mimic who begins dating the daughter of the company president. He succeeds and causes the president to take his own life to save his company. Later the villain tries to kill the mimic, but fortunately, the mimic survives, goes to the police, gets the crook arrested, and proves himself worthy of his lady's love.


Ricardo Cortez
as Ray Allen
Sally Eilers
as Ann Marlow
Basil Sydney
as Stephen Rindlay
Randle Ayrton
as John Findlay
Charles Carson
as Lord Dymchurch
Anthony Holles
as Colquhoun
Gordon McLeod
as Inspector
Denis Cowles
as Philip Couls
Moore Marriott
as Dart-Thrower
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All Critics (1)

When English thrillers are at their best - that is when they're directed by Alfred Hitchcock - they're the most exciting films made anywhere. When they aren't, they tend to be awkwardly managed, plodding affairs like [Talk of the Devil].

October 11, 2019 | Full Review…

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