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Secret of the Blue Room (1933)

 -  Drama | Horror | Mystery  -  20 July 1933 (USA)
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Twenty years after 3 murders occur in a castle's "blue room", three men who each want to marry a beautiful girl decide to spend a night in the room to prove their bravery to her.

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Captain Walter Brink
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Commissioner Forster
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Thomas Brandt
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Betty, the maid
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Max, the chauffeur
Elizabeth Patterson ...
Mary, the cook
Anders Van Haden ...
The Stranger
James Durkin ...
Kruger, the commissioner's assistant
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Twenty years after 3 murders occur in a castle's "blue room", three men who each want to marry a beautiful girl decide to spend a night in the room to prove their bravery to her. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Trivia

Exterior shots and Heinz Letton's song were borrowed from the 1932 German film Geheimnis des blauen Zimmers (1932) for this American version by Universal. See more »

Quotes

Betty, the maid: Mary! Mary, did you hear what happened last night?
Mary, the cook: Don't tell me the old cat went and had kittens again.
Betty, the maid: No, silly, it's Mr. Thomas!
Mary, the cook: What?
Betty, the maid: He disappeared.
Mary, the cook: Where to?
Betty, the maid: If we knew where he was, he wouldn't be disappeared, stupid. He slept... in the Blue Room!
Mary, the cook: [suddenly afraid] The ghost room?
Betty, the maid: And he's gone!
Mary, the cook: Oh...
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[before the end credits] A Good Cast Is Worth Repeating. See more »

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Remade as The Missing Guest (1938) See more »

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Swan Lake
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Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Early talkie mystery
28 February 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Considering it's age, a pretty good old dark house/castle movie The acting is a bit stilted, as one would expect for the year it was made This is a locked room mystery, in which multiple people have been/are killed in the castle 'blue room' The film starts out slow with a love quadrangle (!) and a full length song, but gets going after that, The earlier mystery that the plot is based on is never explained, and leaves us wondering at the end, Paul Lukas plays with a strange Bela Lugosi accent, which i found annoying, but i got used to it eventually, Worth watching for genre fans, but it would have been better if they waited a few years to make it


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