The Man On The Eiffel Tower
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Thriller (1949) 97 minutes ~ Color
In Paris, a down and out medical student Johann Radek (Franchot Tone) is paid by Bill Kirby (Robert Hutton) to murder his wealthy aunt. A knife grinder (Burgess Meredith) is suspected, but Radek keeps taunting the police until they realize that he is the killer. The police and Maigret (Charles Laughton) are led on chases through the streets and over the rooftops of Paris and finally up the girders of the Eiffel Tower.
Director: Burgess Meredith, Irving Allen, Charles Laughton
Writers: Harry Brown (screenplay), Georges Simenon (novel)
Stars: Charles Laughton, Franchot Tone, Burgess Meredith, Robert Hutton, Jean Wallace, Patricia Roc, Belita