The Face at the Window (1920)

Genres - Crime, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Detective Film  |   Countries - UK  |  
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C. Aubrey Smith was never young, not even in his 1920 silent vehicle Face at the Window. The venerable Smith plays a detective on the verge of revealing the identity of an elusive criminal. At the crucial moment, Smith drops dead, the victim of foul play. A revolutionary electric devise is utilized to bring the detective back to life long enough for the successful completion of his mission. Face at the Window was adapted from the popular stage piece by F. Brooke Warren.

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killing, death, detective, identity, investigation, life, murder, private-detective, reincarnation