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Murder at Glen Athol (1936)

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A famous detective is invited to a swanky party at an elegant mansion, but before the night is over he finds himself involved with gangsters, blackmail and murder.

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Complete credited cast:
John Miljan ...
Bill Holt
Irene Ware ...
Jane Maxwell
Iris Adrian ...
Muriel Randel
Noel Madison ...
Gus Colleti
Oscar Apfel ...
Reuben Marshall
Barry Norton ...
Tom Randel
Harry Holman ...
Campbell Snowden
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Ann Randel
James P. Burtis ...
Mike 'Jeff' Jefferies (as James Burtis)
Lew Kelly ...
Police Sgt. Olsen
Wilson Benge ...
Simpson - Butler
E.H. Calvert ...
District Attorney McDougal (as Capt. Calvert)
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A famous detective is invited to a swanky party at an elegant mansion, but before the night is over he finds himself involved with gangsters, blackmail and murder.

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28 February 1936 (USA)  »

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Reuben Marshall plays a detective on vacation in a ritzy suburb writing about his exploits when invited to a party where death visits a couple of the guests. Marshall, his Irish sidekick in tow, discovers who the culprit is in this very interesting little mystery dealing with an above-average mystery plot. The story has several red herrings laced into it and is compelling for its age and era. The acting is nothing spectacular, but everyone concerned does a workmanlike job. There is also a generous dose of humour within the mystery. Some of the characterizations are very one-dimensional, yet, as a whole, the picture is generally well-crafted. I think it is odd that the film does not have a little more noteriety as it is a much better film than many mysteries of the same period.


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