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Are You Listening? (1932)

Passed | | Drama | 21 March 1932 (USA)
A radio announcer accidentally kills his wife, then leads an on-air hunt for her killer.

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Laura O'Neil
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Alice Grimes
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Larry Barnes
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A radio announcer accidentally kills his wife, then leads an on-air hunt for her killer.

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25 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Some Pre-Code Girly Imagery is on hand here as this rather Routine Drama is Enhanced by some Really-Cool looks inside the 1932 Radio Studio at the Machinations and Machinery, Technology and Radio-Art on Display that are Historic and Interesting.

It is that Backdrop that sets this Apart from the Routine as the Radio is also used as a Tool to Track the Couple on the Lam. Notice how the Announcer on Air calls Him a Killer and not a Suspect or Alleged Killer, that is Important as a Snapshot of the Media in the Early Thirties and is Priceless.

Slightly Above Average for the Aforementioned and is Certainly Worth a Watch in a Time Travel Cultural Context and the Production is Glossy and Slick. It's the Drama that is Pedestrian but it does have just Enough Entertainment Value to Pass as a Light-Weight Crime-Drama.


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