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Murder on the Campus (1933)

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A popular young student finds herself accused of a series of murders that have occurred on the college campus. Her boyfriend, a reporter for the local newspaper, knows she didn't do it, and and sets out to prove her innocence and catch the real killer.

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Cast overview:
Shirley Grey ...
Lillian Voyne
Charles Starrett ...
J. Farrell MacDonald ...
Police Capt. Ed Kyne
Ruth Hall ...
Ann Michaels
Dewey Robinson ...
Detective Sgt. Charlie Lorrimer
Maurice Black ...
Edward Van Sloan ...
Prof. C. Edson Hawley
Jane Keckley ...
Hilda Lund (as Tane Keckley)
Richard Catlett ...
Wilson, Frat House Manager
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A popular young student finds herself accused of a series of murders that have occurred on the college campus. Her boyfriend, a reporter for the local newspaper, knows she didn't do it, and and sets out to prove her innocence and catch the real killer.

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On the Stroke of Nine  »

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The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. See more »

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Police Capt. Ed Kyne: Let's get to the man himself.
Wilson, Frat House Manager: Well, he was a likeable chap. Good mixer, good company. But he hadn't any, well, he lacked the cultural background a college man should have.
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Big Stuff on Campus
17 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I guess college isn't quite the way it was in my day. Young men and women living in extravagant suites, in the lap of luxury. They also looked a bit old for college students. This is a bit soporific. It involves a woman who works at a nightclub who is studying for her law degree. Once again, people are kept in the dark about the realities of things. I've seen so many movies where the characters keep things a secret, even when they don't have to. A man has been murdered in a bell tower and there is an investigation. I can see no reason whey the principles in the movie are even suspects, but they are. The detectives and a reporter continually coming in contact as the body count rises. I'm still not sure of the motives and the cover-up. Reputation? Fear? Love? Not sure. It also ends a bit suddenly. I suppose the young woman is going to marry the hunk and give up that nonsense about having a career. It's the thirties; it's the depression. Oh, well.


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