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Tomorrow at Seven (1933)

Passed | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 2 June 1933 (USA)
People in an old, dark mansion are menaced by a maniac called "The Black Ace."

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Vivienne Osborne ...
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Henry Stephenson ...
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Austin Winters
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Jerry Simons
Oscar Apfel ...
Asa Marsden
Virginia Howell ...
Mrs. Quincy
Cornelius Keefe ...
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Edward LeSaint ...
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People in an old, dark mansion are menaced by a maniac called "The Black Ace."

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The ace of spades reveals your death!


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2 June 1933 (USA)  »

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A las siete en punto  »

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The earliest documented telecast of this film in New York City occurred Wednesday 4 February 1948 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »

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Clancy: What's up, Mr. Drake?
Thornton Drake: You of course know this 'Black Ace.'
Clancy: Oh, sure. We *just* missed catching him about 6 months ago.
Dugan: Sure, we trapped one of his earwiggers. It was like this: I'm wise this guy blatts out for stoolin'. So I'm crowdin' him wit' the heater but he don't belch. I know he's an alky stiff so I start feedin' him the dynamite when Clancy walks in wit' this guy's twist. She's all full o' happy dust and leapin'. He calls for a blizzard so we let 'er have it, figgerin' on the beef, see? ...
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Light and Breezy Murder Mystery
5 November 2010 | by (Orlando, United States) – See all my reviews

I was impressed by Chester Morris as the square-jawed hero. He seems to be a more rugged version of Dick Powell. He is Clint Eastwood intense in some scenes, but quite relaxed on others. Great 1930's character actors Frank McHugh and Alan Jenkins provide some laughs as two bumbling, cowardly cops.

The plot is intriguing. A killer taunts his victims and the police by sending them the Ace of Spades as a sign that they're going to be murdered the following night at 7 P.M.. There are several nicely done scenes with some suspense, including an early 1930's passenger plane ride with lounge chairs rather than the passenger seats we're used to.

I thought the number of suspects should have been increased. There are really only about three people who could have committed the murders. Most good murder mysteries give us at least four or five to consider.

Still, a mixture of light humor together with a few moments of danger makes this film quite pleasant.


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