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The Death Kiss (1932)

Passed | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 8 January 1933 (USA)
While filming the closing scene of "The Death Kiss", leading man Myles Brent is actually killed. Having played around with, or been married to, most of the women connected with the movie ... See full summary »

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Alexander Carr ...
Edward Van Sloan ...
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While filming the closing scene of "The Death Kiss", leading man Myles Brent is actually killed. Having played around with, or been married to, most of the women connected with the movie studio, there are lots of suspects. When leading lady Marcia Lane is arrested for the killing, her suiter, a studio writer, starts to investigate the killing in order to prove her innocence. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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Movie star MURDERED! KILLER on the loose!


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8 January 1933 (USA)  »

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Bacio mortale  »

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(copyright length) | (TCM print)

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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(hand-colored sequences)

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1.37 : 1
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Film debut of George O'Hanlon. See more »

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Det. Lt. Sheehan: It's as simple as A-B-C.
Franklyn Drew: Yes it would be if you thought of it.
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Referenced in Hollywood Boulevard (1976) See more »

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Danger on the film set
30 March 2005 | by (Derby, England) – See all my reviews

The Death Kiss reunited three of Dracula's stars: Bela Lugosi, David Manners and Edward Van Sloan.

While shooting a film, its lead star is murdered. There are a lot of people who could have carried this murder due to his involvement with a lot of the women in the studio. Then, another murder takes place when a man is poisoned. The murderer is caught at the end.

As well as the Dracula stars, The Death Kiss also stars John Wray and Adrienne Ames.

Watching The Death Kiss is a good way to spend just over an hour one evening.

Rating: 3 stars out of 5.


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