Afraid to Talk


Directed by: Edward L. Cahn, USA, 1932

USA, 1932

Cast and Credits

Production Universal Pictures
Distribution Universal Pictures
Producer Carl Laemmle jr.
Carl Laemmle [Presenter]
Co-Producer Albert Maltz [Play]
Director Edward L. Cahn
Based on Edward L. Cahn [Play]
Director of Photography Karl Freund
Composer Karl Freund [(not credited)]
Editor Milton Carruth
Art Director Charles D. Hall [(not credited)]
Charles D. Hall [(not credited)]
Cast Eric Linden [Eddie Martin]
Sidney Fox [Peggy Martin]
Tully Marshall [District Attorney. Anderson]
Louis Calhern [Asst. District Attorney John Wade]
George Meeker [Lenny Collins]
Robert Warwick [Jake Stranskey]
Berton Churchill [Mayor William 'Billy' maning]
Edward Arnold [Jig Skelli]
Reginald Barlow [Judge MacMurray]
George Chandler [Pete (bellhop)]
Joyce Compton [Alice - Party Girl]
Arthur Housman [Archie (drunk)]
John Ince [Bill (detective)]
Thomas E. Jackson [Deputy Benchley (as Tom Jackson)]
Ian Maclaren [Chief Frank Hyers]
Edward Martindel [Mayor Jamison]
Matt McHugh [Joe Skelli]
Mayo Methot [Marge Winters]
Frank Sheridan [Police Commissioner Garvey]
Gustav von Seyffertitz [Attorney Harry Berger]
King Baggot [Police Officer (not credited)]
Joe Bonomo [Party Guest (not credited)]
Walter Brennan [Protester Sign Carrier (not credited)]
Walter Brennan [Wade's Secretary (not credited)]
Ralph Brooks [Reporter (not credited)]
Thomas J. Carrigan [Burns (not credited)]
Lita Chevret [Molly (not credited)]
Lita Chevret [Detective Archie Quinn (not credited)]
Lita Chevret [Arresting Detective (not credited)]
Jack Dougherty [Third-Degree Detective (not credited)]
Jimmie Dundee [Cab Driver (not credited)]
James Eagles [Sam - Bellhop (not credited)]
Jim Farley [Police Sergeant (not credited)]
Jim Farley [Third-Degree Detective #1 (not credited)]
Olin Francis [Prison Hospital Guard (not credited)]
Clarence Geldart [Third-Degree Doctor (not credited)]
Charles Giblyn [Doctor (not credited)]
Huntley Gordon [Governor (not credited)]
Dorothy Granger [Kippie - Party Girl (not credited)]
Julia Griffith [Dignitary on Dais (not credited)]
Pat Harmon [Prison Patient (not credited)]
Robert E. Homans [Bill McGuire - Third-Degree Detective (not credited)]
Perry Ivins [Unemployed Man (not credited)]
Gladden James [Reporter (not credited)]
Lew Kelly [Mailman (not credited)]
William J. Kelly [Third-Degree Detective (not credited)]
Colin Kenny [Dignitary on Dais (not credited)]
Fred Kohler jr. [Max - Elevator Operator (not credited)]
Lew Meehan [Jail Official (not credited)]
Monte Montague [Electrician (not credited)]
Monte Montague [Third-Degree Detective #2 (not credited)]
Frances Morris [Miss Sheridan - Nurse (not credited)]
Lee Phelps [Taxi Driver (not credited)]
Lee Phelps [Party Waiter (not credited)]
Hall Price [Arresting Detective (not credited)]
Hall Price [Mike (not credited)]
Jack Richardson [Editor (not credited)]
Clifford P. Saum [Protester with Sign (not credited)]
Philip Sleeman [Prison Patient (not credited)]
Ben Taggart [Detective Burke (not credited)]
Ben Taggart [Old Lady (not credited)]
Harry Tenbrook [Spike - Henchman (not credited)]
Edward Thomas [Bartender (not credited)]
Edward Thomas [Reporter (not credited)]
Edward Thomas [Bellhop (not credited)]
J. Carrol Naish [Joe Skelli (replaced by Matt Mc Hugh)]

Technical specifications
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm, 1:1,37 - Ratio: 1:1,37 - Black and White,Length: 69 minutes
Sound System: Mono
First Screening: November 17, 1932 in USA
Survival Status: Prints of this picture exist

General Information

Afraid to Talk is a motion picture produced in the year 1932 as a USA production. The Film was directed by Edward L. Cahn, with Eric Linden, Sidney Fox, Tully Marshall, Louis Calhern, George Meeker, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file; There are no reviews of Afraid to Talk available.

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