The Spider (1940)

Genres - Crime, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Detective Film  |   Run Time - 81 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this thriller, a corrupt talent agent's illegal actions are discovered by his partner. To silence him, the agent kills the partner. Unfortunately, the killing is witnessed by a young woman. Now the agent is after her. He makes one attempt but fails. Fortunately for him, the encounter rendered her an amnesiac. She is sent to her home to recover. The agent follows and decides to try again before her memory returns. Fortunately, a detective and his clever wife take the case and stop him before it is too late.

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amnesia, killing, murder, partner, private-detective, rescue, talent-agent, witness