Two in the Dark (1936): Benjamin Stoloff’s Mystery Film, starring Walter Abel, Margot Grahame, Wallace Ford, Gail Patrick, and Alan Hale

Benjamin Stoloff  directed Two in the Dark a mystery film starring Walter Abel, Margot Grahame, Wallace Ford, Gail Patrick, and Alan Hale, telling the story of an amnesiac suspected of murder.

Wandering around in the darkness, an amnesiac (Walter Abel) has the feeling that he’s murdered someone. When he reads that a theatrical producer has been killed he thinks he’s guilty. But unemployed actress Marie Smith (Margot Grahame) he meets while in the park, isn’t convinced, and she helps him reconstruct the clues and track down the real killer.

Remake:

In 1945, Stoloff produced a remake, Two O’Clock Courage, directed by Anthony Mann and starring Tom Conway and Ann Rutherford.

Cast
Walter Abel as Ford Adams
Margot Grahame as Marie Smith
Wallace Ford as Harry Hillyer
Gail Patrick as Irene Lassiter
Alan Hale as Police Inspector Florio
Leslie Fenton as Stuart Eldredge
Eric Blore as Edmund Fish
Erin O’Brien-Moore as Olga Konar
Erik Rhodes as Carlo Gheet
J. Carrol Naish as Burt Mansfield
Addison Randall as Duke Reed
Ward Bond as Policeman in Park

Note:

TCM showed the movie on April 14, 2020.