The Thirteenth Guest

Synopsis: 13 years before the movie opens, there was a dinner party, at which the 13th guest failed to show up. The master of the manner has died, and left the bulk of his estate to this 13th guest, but nobody knows who that is. Now someone is murdering the remaining guests, and placing their dead bodies at the table, in the same seat they had occupied 13 years before.
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Director(s): Albert Ray
Production: Monogram Pictures
69 min






You sure about the address mister yes

this is the place you'll be sure to wait

for me now won't you sure

come on

it's funny

number please

or I'm the 122 Old Mill Road the tower

has been occupied for 13 years and yet

there's a telephone in it can you tell

me who had it installed I wouldn't have

that information madam I could connect

you with an ID supervisor but you'd have

to wait until the business office opens

in the morning I'm sorry

all the modern improvements

I'm gonna clean the place up a bit

oh yes of course

dad's up there.

I sat next to him

mr. Barksdale sat next to me aunt

Lucille Uncle John





uncle dick and Joan

uncle Wayne

mr. Barksdale

mr. Bartel is that you

mr. Barksdale mr. Barksdale


Police station captain Ryan speaking

yeah the old Morgan place he says he

drove a youngster out there about 30

minutes ago

hold the driver I'll be right over okay

wake up your dumb ass and let home get

going before we go hold up get on a

macro alright

and they divert some nine 600 you can go

leave your address but wants you later


what well keep ringing them hello hello.

Phil this is Ryan listen we've got a

swell case down here I'm not interested

give me Stuyvesant 9600 when you hear

the tone of the gong it will be exactly

12 o'clock and 63 seconds ring that

number again hello hello you say what's

the idea putting that Dame on the phone

I know what time it is what time is it

shut up no no no I I don't mean you

don't hang up

I want you get over here right away

there's been a murder I know but this is

a good murder

listen 13 years ago a guy invited all

his relatives to dinner the SAP deserved

to die

well arrest the mother-in-law and don't

bother me anymore oh all right but make

it snappy

all right there was 12 people there the

table was set for 13 the 13th guests

never got there that was 13 years ago

and now tonight we find a dame murdered

and she's sitting at the table in the

13th chair huh I counted them she was

sitting in the thirteenth chair you dumb

flatfoot who told you where to start

counting well go back and count the

girl's chair first and let me know how

you come out and give my love to Aunt


bring that number again and keep ringing

it and then tell the night supervisor I

want to know had a couple of phones

installed at 1:
22 Old Mill Road if you

happen to get the whole Bell family out

of bed.

I am a Winston the private investigator

captain Ryan sent for me yes sir go

right in and have fun huh call up

headquarters and tell Clarence I'm

sending those prints yes Oh what's a

number central f*** you dumb idiot don't

even know that get out and look it up so

just let me know you're good yes we got

a 12 murder here good and the number you

want is central firepower well you

certainly took your time

I was busy yeah sure when you hear the

gong the time will be twelve o'clock and

six split seconds yeah have a look at

this and then I've introduced you to the

lady this house has been unoccupied for

thirteen years yet the phone's installed

and the electricity turned on I'm

tracing that those books are on the


that's all in here now come on and have

a look at the banquet

the kids you're home still a little like

same old joke the habit day off I think

up a new one you can have her now God

just a minute I want Winston to have a


Oh would you take care of that Jerri

please okay so bad pretty girl you

wouldn't notice that sitting up yeah

okay dot

say how did you know about that dinner

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Frances Hyland

Frances Hyland (April 25, 1927 – July 11, 2004) was a Canadian stage, film and television actress. Hyland studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, making her professional debut in London as Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire, opposite John Gielgud. In 1954, she returned to Canada, becoming a regular at the Stratford Festival in Ontario. Her roles there included Isabella (in Measure for Measure), Portia (in The Merchant of Venice), Olivia (in Twelfth Night), Perdita (in The Winter's Tale), Desdemona (in Othello) and Ophelia in (in Hamlet). She appeared in movies such as The Changeling (1980), The Hounds of Notre Dame (1980), Happy Birthday to Me (1981), The Lotus Eaters (1993) and Never Talk to Strangers (1995), and on television, including a role on Road to Avonlea. more…

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