The Limping Man (1931)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Detective Film  |   Run Time - 79 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this thriller, a young man finds himself victimized by three ex-cons out for revenge when he moves into the estate he inherited. First they cut his phone lines; then they drain his gas tanks. Next they make bells to begin mysteriously chiming to drive him insane. They do this to get even after he informed upon them and had them sent to prison. One of the cons walks with a limp and this arouses the young man's suspicions. To solve the mysteries of the estate, the man hires a detective.

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danger, detective, ex-convict, heir, informer, inheritance, investigator, prison, revenge, victim