The Amazing Mr. X

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Starring Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O'Donnell, Richard Carlso, Donald Curtis, Virginia Gregg. Screenplay by Muriel Roy Bolton and Ian McLellan Hunter, based on the story by Crane Wilbur. Cinematography by John Alton. Produced by Benjamin Stoloff. Directed by Bernard Vorhaus. 

Christine Faber (Lynn Bari) is haunted by the voice of her dead husband calling out from the surf at night on the beach. Then she crosses paths with Alexis (Turhan Bey), a mysterious stranger who seems to know everything about her and her late spouse. Can he really communicate with the dead? Can he contact her late husband? Lush, moody and striking cinematography by John Alton (featured prominently in his famous book on cinematography, PAINTING WITH LIGHT).     

A Ben Stoloff Production - Released by Eagle-Lion Films  
Originally released July 29, 1948 - 78 min. - b&w- mono