The Pretender (1947) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Pretender1947

The Pretender (1947)





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In this melodrama, Albert Dekker plays a crooked investment agent who embezzles a large sum from an estate, hoping to cover his crime by marrying the estate's heiress. The girl is already engaged, so Dekker arranges to have the fiance killed. However, things don't go according to plan.


Albert Dekker
as Kenneth Holden
Catherine Craig
as Claire Worthington
Charles Drake
as Dr. Leonard Koster
Alan Carney
as Victor Korrin
Linda Stirling
as Flo Ronson
Tom Kennedy
as Fingers Murdock
Selmer Jackson
as Charles Lennox
Ernie S. Adams
as Butler Thomas
Selmar Jackson
as Charles Lennox
Ben Welden
as Mickie
John Bagni
as Hank Gordon
Forrest Taylor
as Dr. Stevens
Charles B. Middleton
as Butler William
Peggy Wynne
as Miss Chalmers
Eula Guy
as Nurse
Cay Forester
as Evelyn Cossett
Michael Mark
as Janitor
Dorothy Scott
as Miss Michael
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All Critics (1)

The film noir is absorbing despite stilted dialogue and flat direction.

October 11, 2004 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

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