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The Thirteenth Chair (1929) was a Drama - Mystery Film directed by Tod Browning and produced by Tod Browning.

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On DVD: A The Thirteenth Chair (1929/1937) Double Feature

By KC on Nov 30, 2018 From Classic Movies

I love the Warner Archive single title double feature DVDs because comparing two versions of the same story makes watching each film exponentially more fun. The latest release features the 1929 and 1937 productions of the drawing room mystery The Thirteenth Chair, which was adapted from a 1916 stage... Read full article


By Dan Day Jr. on Jan 10, 2017 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

I have to credit YouTube once again for my latest first-time viewing. THE THIRTEENTH CHAIR is the 1929 film version of a creaky play by Bayard Veiller. It is the first sound film directed by cult legend Tod Browning--and one of the film's stars is none other than Bela Lugosi. Yes, this means that Br... Read full article

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Inspector Delzante: [Interrogating a suspect, consulting his notes] Perhaps this will refresh your memory.

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The play opened in New York City, New York on 20 November 1916 and ran for 328 performances. The cast included Margaret Wycherly, who is also in the movie, and Walter Young.
Completed July 16 1929, the first sound feature in which Bela Lugosi's famous Hungarian tones were heard.
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