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Tangled Destinies (1932)

An airliner makes a forced landing at night in the desert. The passengers and crew take refuge in a nearby deserted house. Soon some of the passengers are found murdered, and one of the ... See full summary »

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Doris
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Tommy Preston, the Co-pilot
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Ruth, the Airline Stewardess
Ethel Wales ...
Prudence Daggott
Monaei Lindley ...
Monica van Buren
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Buchanan, the Prizefighter (as Sid Saylor)
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McGinnis, posing as Professor Marmont
Lloyd Whitlock ...
Floyd Martin
James B. Leong ...
Ling (as James Leong)
William P. Burt ...
Harvey Forbes (as William Burt)
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Dr. Wingate, the Parson
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Professor Hartley
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An airliner makes a forced landing at night in the desert. The passengers and crew take refuge in a nearby deserted house. Soon some of the passengers are found murdered, and one of the passengers reveals himself to be a detective who was guarding one of the murdered passengers, who was carrying a bag of diamonds--which is now missing. The detective must find out which of the passengers is the killer. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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18 October 1932 (USA)  »

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Who Killed Harvey Forbes?  »

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This film is one of over 200 titles in the list of independent feature films made available for television presentation by Advance Television Pictures announced in Motion Picture Herald 4 April 1942. At this time, television broadcasting was in its infancy, almost totally curtailed by the advent of World War II, and would not continue to develop until 1945-1946. Because of poor documentation (feature films were often not identified by title in conventional sources) no record has yet been found of its initial television broadcast. Its earliest documented telecast in the New York City area presently stands at Tuesday 26 September 1950 on WOR (Channel 9). See more »

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An enjoyable little film!
24 September 2004 | by (S. Bound Brook, NJ.) – See all my reviews

I agree with what the other reviewers have said. It's basically a "no-star" cast -- the only people i recognised was the prizefighter and the head of the detectives (he was the doctor in The Monster Walks), but it still makes for some great viewing. I daresay (to use an old expression) that there's no other mystery quite like it!

My only complaint about this film was that the the "old lady" is obviously much, much younger than she appears......this might lead the viewer to concentrate on HER as the murderer, when all it is is a lousy makeup job!

Check it out if you get the chance to see it!


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