MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 31,797 this week

The Lady in Scarlet (1935)

6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 59 users  
Reviews: 8 user

When a wealthy art dealer is murdered, the private investigator hired for the case discovers a web of blackmail, corruption and stolen bonds.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2071 titles
created 10 Aug 2011
 
a list of 874 titles
created 16 Jan 2012
 
a list of 1087 titles
created 02 Feb 2012
 
a list of 151 titles
created 10 Jan 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Lady in Scarlet (1935)

The Lady in Scarlet (1935) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Lady in Scarlet.

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Oliver Keith
Patricia Farr ...
Ella Carey
Jameson Thomas ...
Dr. Phillip J. Boyer (as Jamison Thomas)
Dorothy Revier ...
Julia Sayre
James Bush ...
Arthur Pennyward
John St. Polis ...
Jerome T. Shelby
Claudia Dell ...
Alice Sayre
John T. Murray ...
Albert J. Sayre
Lew Kelly ...
Police Inspector Lewis Trainey
Jack Adair ...
F. W. Dyker
Edit

Storyline

When a wealthy art dealer is murdered, the private investigator hired for the case discovers a web of blackmail, corruption and stolen bonds.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Mystery | Romance

Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 October 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Lady in Scarlet  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Good Mystery From Poverty Row
12 January 2011 | by (Ramsey, NJ) – See all my reviews

"The Lady In Scarlet" is a good murder mystery with a good plot and a good star turn by Reginald Denny as the detective/ hero. As expected, it is a bit dated but engrossing nonetheless. It was written better than interpreted by the actors and it suffers from several lapses into amateur acting. Apparently the budget was so tight that second takes were in short supply, and it needed a few.

Enjoyed the interplay between Denny and his secretary, Patricia Farr. As several contributors have noted, it bears a strong resemblance to that of Nick and Nora Charles, only not as witty. Special mention should be made of Jack Adair, who plays a crooked art dealer. I have awarded him the Hand-Painted Mustache Cup for the Worst Performance By A Supporting Actor In A Poverty Row Movie. It has to be seen to be believed - breathtakingly bad by any measure, and ruins every scene he is in.

Good story, and in only 65 minutes. It will keep you guessing right up to the end. It makes you think a bigger studio could have done wonders with material such as this. And hired some better actors.


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Lady in Scarlet (1935) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?