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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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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Miljan ...
Bill Holt
Irene Ware ...
Jane Maxwell
Iris Adrian ...
Muriel Randel
Noel Madison ...
Gus Colleti
Oscar Apfel ...
Reuben Marshall
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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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The Criminal Within  »

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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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