The 3rd Voice

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The 3rd Voice
The 3rd Voice poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Hubert Cornfield
Produced by Hubert Cornfield
Maury Dexter
Written by Hubert Cornfield
Based on All the Way
by Charles Williams
Starring Edmond O'Brien
Laraine Day
Julie London
Music by Johnny Mandel
Cinematography Ernest Haller
Edited by John A. Bushelman
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date
  • March 5, 1960 (1960-03-05) (New York City)
Running time
79 mins.
Country United States
Language English

The 3rd Voice (also known as The Third Voice) is a 1960 American crime drama/thriller film, directed by Hubert Cornfield and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Shot in CinemaScope, it is based on the novel All the Way by Charles Williams, and stars Edmond O'Brien, Laraine Day (in her final film) and Julie London.[1]


The Man (Edmond O'Brien) is the accomplice of Marian Forbes (Laraine Day), the spurned mistress of a tycoon. She coaches The Man in impersonating the voice and appearance and habits of the intended victim and when he has been taken care of The Man begins his masquerade in a Mexican resort. Here he meets Corey Scott (Julie London) and moves on to contemplating the murder of his tutor. But things begin to go awry.


List of the actors in the film:[2]

  • Edmond O'Brien - The Man
  • Laraine Day - Marian Forbes
  • Julie London - Corey Scott
  • Edward Colmans - Carreras
  • Shirley O'Hara - Carreras' Secretary
  • Ralph Brooks - Harris Chapman
  • Abel Franco - Police Inspector
  • George Eldredge - Judge Kendall
  • Roque Ybarra - 1st Fisherman
  • Ruben Moreno - 2nd Fisherman
  • Raoul De Leon - Bank Official
  • Francisco Ortega - Bank Cashier
  • John Garrett - Bank Clerk
  • Henry Delgado - Desk Clerk - Palacio
  • Andre Oropeza - Desk Clerk - Miramar
  • Sylvia Ray - Hotel Miramar Cashier
  • Tom Hernández - Other Desk Clerk
  • Olga San Juan - Blonde
  • George Trevino - Captain Camos
  • Lucille Curtis - Mrs. Kendall
  • Tom Daly - Tourist at Bar
  • Mario Armenta - Orchestra Leader
  • Robert Hernandez - Bellhop
  • Eddie Le Baron - Carlos
  • Manuel Serrano - Headwaiter
  • Francis Ravel - Waiter
  • Alberto Monte - Photographer


  1. ^ Blum, Daniel (1961). Daniel Blum's Screen World. Biblo & Tannen Publishers. p. 20. ISBN 0-8196-0302-3. 
  2. ^ IMB: The 3rd Voice

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