MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 20,649 this week

Seven Keys to Baldpate (1935)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Mystery, Romance  |  13 December 1935 (USA)
5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 132 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 2 critic

A writer, looking for some peace and quiet in order to finish a novel, takes a room at the Baldpate Inn. However, peace and quiet are the last things he gets, as there are some very strange goings-on at the establishment.

Writers:

(novel), (play), 4 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 12 titles
created 23 Oct 2011
 
list image
a list of 2508 titles
created 08 Jan 2012
 
list image
a list of 132 titles
created 03 Mar 2013
 
a list of 727 titles
created 27 Mar 2013
 
list image
a list of 477 titles
created 28 Jan 2014
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Seven Keys to Baldpate (1935)

Seven Keys to Baldpate (1935) on IMDb 5.9/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Seven Keys to Baldpate.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet: can he write a classic novel like "Wuthering Heights" in twenty-four hours? Upon his arrival, however, the writer discovers... See full summary »

Director: Pete Walker
Stars: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

When Miss Marple reports witnessing a murder through the window of a passing train, the police dismiss her as a dotty spinster when no trace of the crime can be found.

Director: George Pollock
Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Arthur Kennedy, Muriel Pavlow
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A woman is murdered, but she is seen in different ways by different people.

Director: Anthony Asquith
Stars: Jean Kent, Dirk Bogarde, John McCallum
Comedy | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Women in a French concentration camp conceal downed British airmen from Nazi soldiers, and try to help them escape. Produced by Edward Black. Written and directed by Frank Launder.

Director: Frank Launder
Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Flora Robson, Patricia Roc
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The U.S. Cavalry is ordered to test the feasability of camels in the deserts of the Southwest.

Director: Ray Nazarro
Stars: Rod Cameron, Joanne Dru, John Ireland
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A con man who stages phony "lucky legs" beauty contests and leaves town with the money is found with a surgical knife in his heart by Mason.

Director: Archie Mayo
Stars: Warren William, Genevieve Tobin, Patricia Ellis
Seven Keys to Baldpate (TV Movie 1946)
Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Stars: Vinton Hayworth, Eva Condon, Vaughn Taylor
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Monte Luke
Stars: Dorothy Brunton, J. Plumpton Wilson, Agnes Keogh
Crime | Mystery | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An agitated and desperate man spares no expense in insisting that Mason represent him against a neighbor's howling dog and act as executor of his will.

Director: Alan Crosland
Stars: Warren William, Mary Astor, Allen Jenkins
Comedy | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Fred C. Newmeyer
Stars: Douglas MacLean, Edith Roberts, Anders Randolf
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The body of an unknown woman turns up in a stolen car abandoned in a New York park, and the only clue the detectives on the case have to work from is the tattoo on her arm, and the fact ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Montagne
Stars: John Miles, Patricia Barry, Walter Kinsella
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Perry marries Della but a beautiful woman interrupts their honeymoon night and demands Perry take her case at gunpoint.

Director: William Clemens
Stars: Warren William, Claire Dodd, Wini Shaw
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Gene Raymond ...
Margaret Callahan ...
Eric Blore ...
Prof. Harrison Boulton
...
Moroni Olsen ...
Erin O'Brien-Moore ...
...
Adalbert 'Lem' Peters / The Hermit
...
Station Agent
Ray Mayer ...
Erville Alderson ...
Chief of Police Roberts
Murray Alper ...
Max the Monk
Harry Beresford ...
Emma Dunn ...
Edit

Storyline

A writer, looking for some peace and quiet in order to finish a novel, takes a room at the Baldpate Inn. However, peace and quiet are the last things he gets, as there are some very strange goings-on at the establishment.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

inn | safe | thief | author | money | See All (20) »


Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 December 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

As 7 Chaves de Baldpate  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Victor System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

George M. Cohan's play opened on Broadway in New York at the Astor Theater on September 22nd, 1913 and ran for 320 performances. See more »

Connections

Version of Seven Keys to Baldpate (1925) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Messy mystery.
27 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This oft filmed drawing room mystery gets perhaps its worst treatment with a bad cast to go along with its insipid storyline. Basically a summer stock frolic with hints of Feydeau it boasts two directors, both clueless as they clumsily flub anything salvageable in what is slim pickings to begin with.

A writer (Gene Raymond) seeking solitude to practice his craft feels he may have found a perfect spot to concentrate at the deserted Baldpate Inn. He gets more than he bargained for though when some shady characters begin to show up creating dismal havoc.

Raymond leads a cast of lifeless dullards through the motions in this Chan like mystery (same author) sorely in need of the charm and wit of Charlie. It is lacking in both mystery and suspense and Raymond and company come across abrasive and flat as they interrupt and out shout each other. Totally bereft of drama and wit Seven Keys to Baldpate is a flawless mess, it misses in every department.


2 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Seven Keys to Baldpate (1935) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?