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Murder on a Honeymoon (1935)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | 22 February 1935 (USA)
A schoolteacher and amateur sleuth suspects foul play when a fellow passenger on a sea-plane gets sick and dies.

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Tom Kelsey, Alias Roswell T. Forrest
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Kay Deving
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Marvin Deving (as Harry Ellerbee)
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Dick French
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Willie (as Sleep 'n' Eat)
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Joseph B. Tate
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Captain Beegle
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Arthur Hoyt ...
Dr. O'Rourke
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McArthur aka Arthur Mack
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Roswell T. Forrest
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On vacation, schoolteacher/detective Miss Withers flies to Catalina Island; on landing, a passenger is found mysteriously dead. With local authorities unwilling to make waves over a natural (they hope) death, Miss Withers interests her old friend Inspector Piper in the case; for reasons of his own, he flies out to take over the investigation. He should know better than to try taking over from Miss Withers... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Crime na Lua de Mel  »

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Goofs

A shoe with a "K" carved on the heel would leave an impression with the "K" reversed. The "K" in the heel print in the movie is not reversed, showing that it's not really a heel print. See more »

Quotes

Hildegarde Withers: [She clears her throat] Mr. Britt, here is a list of all the persons on the plane... names, addresses, and occupations.
Chief Of Police Britt: Well, thanks for going to so much trouble.
Captain Beegle: [Sarcastically] Yeah, meddling is a pleasure for some people.
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Followed by Forty Naughty Girls (1937) See more »

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The Wedding March
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Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Hummed by Brooks Benedict
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Light Entertainment I Can Watch Over and Over
15 December 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This, and Penguin Pool Murder, are just plain fun and pleasant. Both are well written, surprisingly well photographed and edited. As I get older, I like less drama and more mystery, and more characters. Not a bad format for a TV mystery, like a light-hearted Columbo.

I did not have an appreciation of James Gleason until viewing these two. He is often a minor character actor as is Edna May Oliver (sometimes Mae). Both fare very well as lead actors. It was fun to see a younger Leo G Carroll.

These old movies give one a glimpse of early 1930's America, although perhaps an inaccurate one (it was Depression time). Murder on a Honeymoon shows Catalina Island offshore of Los Angeles in 1935 and of travel/commute by seaplane. It hasn't changed much except that the seaplanes are gone.


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