The 13th Man

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The 13th Man
File:The 13th Man FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by William Nigh
Produced by Trem Carr (executive producer)
Lon Young (associate producer)
Written by John W. Krafft
Starring See below
Music by Abe Meyer
Cinematography Paul Ivano
Edited by Russell F. Schoengarth
Distributed by Monogram Pictures
Release dates
Running time
70 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The 13th Man is a 1937 American mystery film directed by William Nigh and starring Weldon Heyburn, Inez Courtney and Selmer Jackson. The film is also known as The Thirteenth Man. It was the first film released by the relaunched Monogram Pictures after the studio withdrew from a merger with Republic Pictures.

Plot summary

Swifty Taylor, a journalist with the Globe Times, hunts for the underworld figure responsible for the killing of a crusading district attorney, murdered by curare-laced dart while attending a prizefight, and of a reporter who had got too close to the truth. Meanwhile, Taylor's secretary, Julie, hopes to persuade him to settle down and marry her.



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