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The Crime of Doctor Hallet

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The Crime of Doctor Hallet
Theatrical release poster
Directed byS. Sylvan Simon
Screenplay byLester Cole
Brown Holmes
Story byLester Cole
Carl Dreher
Produced byEdmund Grainger
StarringRalph Bellamy
Josephine Hutchinson
William Gargan
Barbara Read
John 'Dusty' King
Charles Stevens
CinematographyMilton Krasner
Edited byPhilip Cahn (uncredited)
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • March 11, 1938 (1938-03-11)
Running time
68 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Crime of Doctor Hallet is a 1938 American drama film, directed by S. Sylvan Simon and starring Ralph Bellamy, Josephine Hutchinson, William Gargan, Barbara Read, John 'Dusty' King, and Charles Stevens. The film was released by Universal Pictures on March 11, 1938.[2][3][4]


Doctor Hallet is working in the jungle with his wife to find the cure to the red fever, when another doctor comes to be a guinea pig for them, since he doesn't believe in Doctor Hallet's work, the men ends up dying and Doctor Hallet takes his identity and tries to finish the dead man's job.



  1. ^ Dick, Bernard K. (2015). City of Dreams: The Making and Remaking of Universal Pictures. University Press of Kentucky. p. 116. ISBN 9780813158891.
  2. ^ "The Crime of Doctor Hallet". Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  3. ^ "The Crime of Dr. Hallet". AllMovie. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  4. ^ "The Crime of Doctor Hallet". TCM. Retrieved 10 July 2014.

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