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Take One False Step

Directed by Chester Erskine
1949    1h 34m    Not Rated
Drama, Mystery, Thriller,
6.420%
Prof. Andrew Gentling, in Los Angeles to help found a new college, is inveigled by old flame Catherine Sykes into a midnight drive. Next day Catherine is missing, believed killed; friend Martha convinces Andrew that he's a prime suspect and should investigate before he's arrested. But this only puts Andrew in a more deadly kind of danger.
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Cast of Take One False Step
  • William PowellAndrew Gentling
  • Shelley WintersCatherine Sykes
  • Marsha HuntMartha Wier
  • Dorothy HartHelen Gentling
  • James GleasonCaptain Gledhill
  • Felix BressartProfessor Morris Avrum
  • Art BakerHenry Pritchard
  • Sheldon LeonardDetective Pacciano
  • Howard FreemanDr. Markheim
  • Houseley StevensonMontgomery Thatcher
  • Paul HarveyMr. Arnspiger
  • Francis PierlotDr. Herbert Watson
  • Jess BarkerArnold Sykes
  • Mikel ConradFreddie Blair
  • Vangie BeilbyOld Lady at Lecture (uncredited)
  • Marjorie BennettWaitress (uncredited)
  • Leonard BremenTruck Driver (uncredited)
  • Paul BrinegarReporter (uncredited)
  • Frank CadyReporter (uncredited)
  • Edmund CobbPoliceman (uncredited)
  • Helen CrozierMaid (uncredited)
  • Johnny DuncanBellhop (uncredited)
  • Adolph FaylauerBald Man at Lecture (uncredited)
  • Charles FlynnPoliceman (uncredited)
  • Sandra GouldNewspaper Girl (uncredited)
  • Ethyl May HallsWoman at Window (uncredited)
  • Chuck HamiltonPoliceman (uncredited)
  • Herbert HeywoodAttendant (uncredited)
  • Tommy IvoHorace - Boy at Roadblock (uncredited)
  • Lyle LatellReporter (uncredited)
  • George LynnPoliceman (uncredited)
  • Enid MarkeyClara (uncredited)
  • Maurice MarsacLouis (uncredited)
  • Charles McAvoyPoliceman (uncredited)
  • Ralph PetersPortly Man (uncredited)
  • Jack RiceGood Humor Man (uncredited)
  • Brick SullivanPoliceman (uncredited)
  • Charles SullivanTruck Driver in Cafe (uncredited)
  • Jim ToneyBartender (uncredited)
  • Harland TuckerClerk (uncredited)
  • Minerva UrecalGas Station Attendant (uncredited)
  • Dorothy VaughanLeona (uncredited)

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