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The Stranger on the Third Floor


Though he doesn't speak his first line of dialogue until the film's final ten minutes, [[Performer~P100174~Peter Lorre~peterlorre]] spiritually dominates the fascinating RKO melodrama Stranger on the Third Floor. The plotline is carried by [[Performer~P47557~John McGuire~johnmcguire]], playing Ward, a newspaper reporter whose courtroom testimony sends the hapless Briggs (Elisha Cook Jr). to the death house. Ward is certain that he saw Briggs leaving the scene of a murder, but as the days pass, he is...more