The Crimson Candle (1934)

Genres - Crime, Mystery, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller, Detective Film  |   Run Time - 67 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this thriller, a man becomes convinced that he has but one night to live before he dies from a family curse. The inspector believes that it is not so much the curse as it is the man's stepmother and son who are trying to frighten him to death. Sure enough, the man is found dead the next morning. It is the doctor that solves the mystery when he proves that the murderer was a maid whom he jilted that caused the deaths.

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curse, death, doctor/nurse, jilted, killing, love, maid, murder