A Voice in the Dark (1921)

The solution to a murder hinges on two witnesses: a deaf woman and a blind man.


Frank Lloyd


Ralph E. Dyar (play), Arthur F. Statter




Complete credited cast:
Ramsey Wallace ... Harlan Day
Irene Rich ... Blanche Walton
Alec B. Francis ... Joseph Crampton (as Alec Francis)
Alan Hale ... Dr. Hugh Sainsbury
Ora Carew ... Adele Walton
William Scott ... Chester Thomas
Richard Tucker ... Lieutenant Patrick Cloyd
Alice Hollister ... Amelia Ellingham
Gertrude Norman Gertrude Norman ... Mrs. Lydiard
James Neill ... Edward Small


Mayhem abounds for two sisters , who both are engaged on the same day: Adele Walton to the scandalous Dr. Hugh Sainsbury, and Blanche, the elder, to Assistant District Attorney Harlan Day. Both girls are suspected of murder when Sainsbury is found shot. Blanche has a motive: Sainsbury nearly dishonored her, and she would prevent his marriage to her sister. The day is by two witnesses, one deaf and the other blind, who reside at the sanitarium where Sainsbury worked, the mystery is solved and the murderer is revealed to be Amelia Ellingham, a nurse at the sanitarium, whom Sainsbury had seduced and failed to marry. Written by Pamela Short

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murder | melodrama | based on play | See All (3) »







Release Date:

5 June 1921 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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