Phantom of the Rue Morgue

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Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954) is a feature film directed by Roy Del Ruth (is known directed from The Terror) and starring Karl Malden and Claude Dauphin. The film is an adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's short story The Murders in the Rue Morgue. Warner Bros. read more
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Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954) is a feature film directed by Roy Del Ruth (is known directed from The Terror) and starring Karl Malden and Claude Dauphin. The film is an adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's short story The Murders in the Rue Morgue. Warner Bros. released 3D productions during the 1950s, including the big-budget The Charge at Feather River (1953). Following another western, The Moonlighter (1953), starring Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray, the studio attempted to repeat the success they had with House of Wax the previous year. This movie was based the same story which had formed the basis of a 1932 horror film which stars Bela Lugosi.

Original Release

03/19/1954

US Release

03/19/1954

Cast

Karl Malden Dr. Marais
Claude Dauphin Insp. Bonnard
Patricia Medina Jeanette
Steve Forrest Prof. Paul Dupin
Allyn Ann McLerie Yvonne (as Allyn McLerie) / Yvonne
Anthony Caruso Jacques the One-Eyed
Veola Vonn Arlette
Dolores Dorn Camille
Merv Griffin Georges Brevert
Paul Richards Rene the Knife-thrower
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Roy Del Ruth

Writers

Harold Medford, James R. Webb, Edgar Allan Poe

Cast

Karl Malden Dr. Marais
Claude Dauphin Insp. Bonnard
Patricia Medina Jeanette
Steve Forrest Prof. Paul Dupin
Allyn Ann McLerie Yvonne (as Allyn McLerie) / Yvonne
Anthony Caruso Jacques the One-Eyed
Veola Vonn Arlette
Dolores Dorn Camille
Merv Griffin Georges Brevert
Paul Richards Rene the Knife-thrower
Rolfe Sedan LeBon (as Rolphe Sedan) / LeBon
The Flying Zacchinis Acrobatic Act
Erin O'Brien-Moore Wardrobe Woman
Henry Kulky Maurice / Maurice - Sailor
Charles Gemora Sultan, The Gorilla
Abdullah Abbas Show Spectator
Rico Alaniz Gendarme
Fred Aldrich Barfly
Monya Andre Show Spectator
Richard Avonde Vendor

Producers

Editors

James Moore

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