On the beach one night, Christine Faber, two years a widow, thinks she hears her late husband Paul calling out of the surf…then meets a tall dark man, Alexis, who seems to know all about such things. After more ghostly manifestations, Christine and younger sister Janet become enmeshed in the eerie artifices of Alexis; but he in turn finds himself manipulated into deeper deviltry than he had in mind…
(Plot summary written by Rod Crawford – firstname.lastname@example.org)
Director: Bernard Vorhaus
Writer: Crane Wilbur (original story), Muriel Roy Bolton, Ian McLellan Hunter (screenplay)
Editor: Norman Colbert
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The intriguing title “The Amazing Mr. X” initially caught my eye while scanning through the public domain films. I soon discovered this classic film-noir has twists, turns, great cinematography, a little bit of love story, an awesome soundtrack, and some rad special effects to match. Amazing.