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Green Eyes (1934)

Not Rated | | Mystery | 15 June 1934 (USA)
The owner of a large mansion in the country throws a costume party for some of his friends. However, the party turns sour when he is found stabbed to death in a closet. The police and a guest try to discover who committed the murder.

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Jean Kester
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Steven Kester
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Inspector Crofton
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Cliff Miller
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Mrs. Pritchard
Stephen Chase ...
Mr. Pritchard (as Alden Chase)
Ben Hendricks Jr. ...
Detective Regan
Arthur Clayton ...
Aggie Herring ...
Dora, the Kester Housekeeper
Elmer Ballard ...
Lenox, the Kester Butler
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Raynor (as Edward Keene)
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The owner of a large mansion in the country throws a costume party for some of his friends. However, the party turns sour when he is found stabbed to death in a closet. The police and a guest try to discover who committed the murder.

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A Diabolical Tale Of Mystery And Murder!

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This film received its first telecast Sunday 25 February 1940 on New York City's pioneer, and still experimental television station W2XBS. Post WWII West Coast television audiences got their first look at it in San Francisco Tuesday 3 June 1952 on KRON (Channel 4) and in Los Angeles Monday 22 September 1952 on KECA (Channel 7). See more »

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Roger Hall: After all, death isn't so terrible to the one it strikes. It's those of us who live on, safe and protected in body and spirit who suffer. Don't you think?
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"Well, I'll be doggoned!"
20 August 2011 | by See all my reviews

Charles Starrett is a writer of murder mysteries who gets involved in—yes, a murder mystery. Nothing too original in Green Eyes, but a fair assortment of suspects and intriguing clues help maintain interest. Once again, it's a murder in a big old house in which nearly all of the film's action occurs. The event which sets the story in motion is the murder of the house's owner, one Steven Kester, during a costume party, and it's quickly established that his guests, his employees and even his granddaughter are not particularly sad to see him go. Even his butler can't find anything nice to say about him: Inspector Crofton: "What kind of a man was Mr. Kester to work for?" Lenox the butler: "He was a Simon Legree, sir. It's been most difficult to put up with him these past 20 years." For the first half of the film, John Wray as the inspector barks out a good half of all the dialog spoken as he rounds up clues and lays out the facts and motives. In the second half, we see more of Starrett as he quietly investigates while more noisily presenting a rather foppish front to most of the group. Shirley Grey and Dorothy Revier, as the two women involved in the case, are given just enough screen time to hint that their characters could contain some interesting depths; but alas, a 70-minute movie holds limited space for developing character studies. Nice touches: the goofy getups sported by the guests in the opening costume party and ensuing interrogation; the "green eyes" of the title; and a clever closing bit with Starrett at his typewriter.


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