"Who is the phantom mangler of Paris?" During 1889, a woman’s body is found floating in the Seine with her face torn apart. The corpse is believed to have been Marie Roget, (Montez), a musical actress at the Comedie Francaise, but when the Prefect of Police, (Corrigan), and a close family friend, Henri Beauvais, (Litel), arrive at Roget’s house they are asked to leave by Madame Cecile Roget, (Ouspenskaya), who has hired Paul Dupin, (Knowles), a scientific detective to investigate her daughter’s disappearence and try to discover the identity of the Phantom Mangler of Paris.
Patric Knowles, Maria Montez, Maria Ouspenskaya, John Litel
1942, B&W, 61 minutes