Cover Up (1949 film)

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Cover Up
Cover Up.jpg
Cover Up movie poster
Directed by Alfred E. Green
Produced by Ted Nasser
Written by Jerome Odlum
Dennis O'Keefe (as Jonathan Rix)
Starring Dennis O'Keefe
William Bendix
Barbara Britton
Art Baker
Distributed by United Artists
Release date(s)
  • February 25, 1949 (1949-02-25) (U.S.)
Running time 82 min
Language English

Cover Up is a 1949 black-and-white mystery film written by and starring Dennis O'Keefe. O'Keefe is credited as screenwriter Jonathan Rix. The murder mystery takes place during the Christmas season.


In a small Midwestern town a man is found dead. Dennis O'Keefe plays an insurance investigator looking into the apparent suicide. All clues leads him into suspecting murder. Unfortunately, no one wants to assist him with the case, including Sheriff Larry Best (Bendix). Finally, attractive local girl Anita (Britton) breaks the silence and helps investigator Donovan solve the case.


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