The Man Called Back

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The Man Called Back
Man Called Back poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Robert Florey
Written byRobert Florey
Robert Presnell Sr.
Based on the novel Silent Thunder by Andrew Soutar
Cinematography Henry Sharp
Edited by Rose Loewinger [1]
Distributed by Tiffany Pictures
Release date
  • July 17, 1932 (1932-07-17)
Running time
79 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Man Called Back is a 1932 American Pre-Code film directed by Robert Florey.


This film was independently produced for the bargain-basement price of $68,000, partly because Florey was allowed to re-use the tropical set constructed for the RKO Radio Pictures film Bird of Paradise (1932). [1]


A disgraced doctor (Nagel) exiles himself to the South Seas, and is rehabilitated by meeting a society woman (Kenyon) and her irresponsible husband (Halliday). He returns to London.


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