Stranger on the Third Floor

Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Newspaper reporter John McGuire plunges into a nightmare of guilt, fearing that his "evidence" has sentenced the wrong man to death.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1940-08-16
Run time: 64 minute / 1:4
Budget: $171,200
Director: Boris Ingster
Writer: Frank Partos
Production Company : RKO Radio Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



Peter Lorre
as The Stranger
John McGuire
as Michael Ward
Margaret Tallichet
as Jane
Charles Waldron
as District Attorney
Elisha Cook Jr.
as Joe Briggs
Charles Halton
as Albert Meng
Ethel Griffies
as Mrs. Kane
Cliff Clark
as Martin
Oscar O'Shea
as The Judge
Alec Craig
as Briggs' Defense Attorney
Otto Hoffman
as Charles Evans
Bobby Barber
as Giuseppe, the Italian Grocer
Lee Bonnell
as Reporter
Harry C. Bradley
as Court Clerk
Lynton Brent
as Cabdriver at Nick's
Jack Cheatham
as Detective
Ray Cooke
as Phil, Lunch Counterman
Robert Dudley
as Postman
William Edmunds
as Gardener
Jim Farley
as Policeman at Accident
Betty Farrington
as Woman Wanting Seat at Lunch Counter
Jack Gargan
as Courtroom Spectator
Greta Granstedt
as Housekeeper
John Harmon
as Thin-Faced Man in Crowd
Dell Henderson
as Detective
Max Hoffman Jr.
as Charlie, the Third Cab Driver
Gladden James
as Tom, a Reporter
Charles Judels
as Nick Nanbajan, the Cafe Owner
Jane Keckley
as Angry Awakened Landlady
Donald Kerr
as Man Wanting Seat at Lunch Counter
Paul McVey
as Detective Lieutenant Jones
Bruce Mitchell
as Policeman in Court
Frank O'Connor
as Policeman
Broderick O'Farrell
as Minister in Dream Sequence
Bud Osborne
as Bartender
Emory Parnell
as Grilling Detective in Dream Sequence
Lee Phelps
as Cab Driver Sitting on Cab
Henry Roquemore
as Mr. McLean, Jane's Boss
Dick Rush
as Court Bailiff
Ralph Sanford
as Truck Driver in Accident
Herb Vigran
as Reporter Who Wins Cardgame
Bess Wade
as Court Scrubwoman
Catherine Wallace
as Woman
Robert Weldon
as Reporter
Frank Yaconelli
as Jack, Coffee Shop Owner
Suzanne Ridgeway
as Customer at Nick's (uncredited)
Boris Ingster Director

Frank Partos Screenplay

Lee S. Marcus Producer

Roy Webb Original Music Composer

Nicholas Musuraca Director of Photography

Costume & Make-Up
ReniƩ Costume Design
Mel Berns Makeup Artist

Nathanael West Writer

Van Nest Polglase Art Direction

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