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1hr 9min
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1945
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Synopsis: The Hidden Eye was the second of two MGM films featuring mystery writer Baynard Kendrick's blind detective Duncan McLain. As in Eyes in the Night, sightless sleuth McLain is played by Edward Arnold. This time, our hero tackles a series of murders apparently tied in with an ancient oriental cult. The one clue to the killer's identity is the scent of a rare Oriental perfume. Refusing to jump to conclusions, McLain, accompanied by his faithful seeing-eye dog Friday, meticulously follows the trail of ... Full Synopsis
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Not as good as its predecessor, Eyes in the Night, the sequel The Hidden Eye is a moderately entertaining private eye tale. The novelty of the original's premise -- a blind detective -- can't be recaptured in Hidden, but the follow-up does still boast the solid thesping of Edward Arnold, and that's all to the good. Arnold really holds the film together; his performance is captivating, even when the ... Read Review
Featured Cast
Capt. Duncan Maclain
Jean Hampton
Philip Treadway
Barry Gifford
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