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The Man Who Cheated Himself Details


Lee J. Cobb stars as Ed Cullen, a San Francisco police lieutenant, embroiled in a clandestine romance with married socialite Lois Frazer (Jane Wyatt). When Lois kills her husband Howard (Harlan Warde), the flustered Cullen vows to cover for her. He arranges the evidence to suggest that Howard was shot during a robbery. Things get sticky when Cullen is assigned to investigate the case, together with his more honest younger brother Andy (John Dall). How can Cullen escape detection without destroying his brother's standing with the force? Man Who Cheated Himself is worth seeing if only to watch Jane Wyatt play against her established screen image. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Lee J. Cobb
as Ed Cullen
John Dall
as Andy Cullen
Jane Wyatt
as Lois Frazer
Lisa Howard
as Janet
Harlan Warde
as Howard Frazer
Tito Vuolo
as Pietro Capa
Mimi Aguglia
as Mrs. Capa
Charles Arnt
as Mr. Quimby
Marjorie Bennett
as Mrs. Quimby
Bud Wolfe
as Blair
Morgan Farley
as Rushton
Howard Negley
as Olson
William Gould
as Medical Examiner
Gordon Richards
as Butler
Terry Frost
as Detective
Mario Siletti
as Machetti
Charles Victor
as Attorney


Felix E. Feist
Philip MacDonald
Seton Miller
Russell Harlan
Louis Forbes
Composer (Music Score)
David Weisbart
Van Nest Polglase
Production Designer
Rex Wimpy
Special Effects