The Bat Whispers
The Bat Whispers (1930)

Based on the mystery/comedy novel and play by Mary Roberts Rinehart and Avery Hopwood, the audience for this one was asked not to reveal the secret to anyone who had not seen it. An eerie story, it involves a masked psychopath who stalks a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 30, 1999
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fred Camper
Chicago Reader

Culturally it may be most noteworthy for its title arch-criminal, who influenced the creation of Batman.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The Bat Whispers is a talkie remake of Roland West's silent 1926 version.

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Michael Nordine
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

There's no doubting the sincerity or intention of The Bat Whispers, only how well it's aged.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

An essential, with every genre mainstay imaginable-a creepy old isolated mansion, a deranged killer on the loose, secret passages, thunder-and-lightning, etc.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Very creaky antique.
Sarah Bergman
Excellent considering when it was made.