The Whistler Poster

Release Date: 1944

Not Yet Rated|59 min

Plot Summary
Earl Conrad (Richard Dix), a recent widower, is so grief-stricken by his wife's death that he desperately wants to join her. Despite his ardent death wish, he can't bring himself to commit suicide, so he uses a go-between to hire a hit man (J. Carrol Naish) to kill him. Shockingly, not long after putting out a contract on himself, he discovers his wife is alive. When he realizes that his contact to the assassin is dead, Earl must find a way to reach his elusive killer before his time runs out.

Cast: Richard Dix, J. Carrol Naish, Gloria Stuart, Alan Dinehart

Director: William Castle

Genres: Thriller, Mystery

Production Co: Larry Darmour Productions

Keywords: Rescue, Escape, Murder, Wife, Dark, Suspenseful, 1940s, Deception