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Murder with Pictures -- Suspected crime boss Nate Girard beats a murder rap, and newspaper photog Kent Murdock is on the story...

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Director:
Writers:
George Harmon Coxe (screenplay) and
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Release Date:
25 September 1936 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Suspected crime boss Nate Girard beats a murder rap, and newspaper photog Kent Murdock is on the story... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Lew Ayres ... Kent Murdock
Gail Patrick ... Meg Archer
Paul Kelly ... I.B. McGoogin
Benny Baker ... Phil Doane
Ernest Cossart ... Stanley Redfield
Onslow Stevens ... Nate Girard

Joyce Compton ... Hester Boone
Anthony Nace ... Joe Cusick
Joe Sawyer ... Inspector Tom Bacon
Don Rowan ... Siki
Frank Sheridan ... Police Chief
Irving Bacon ... Det. Keogh
Purnell Pratt ... Editor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
William Bailey ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Paul Barrett ... Reporter (uncredited)
Patsy Bellamy ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Harry C. Bradley ... Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)
Robert Burkhardt ... Reporter (uncredited)
Edmund Burns ... Reporter (uncredited)
Vance Carroll ... Plainclothesman (uncredited)
Jack Chapin ... Reporter (uncredited)
Davison Clark ... Overholt (uncredited)
Jack J. Clark ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Beatrice Coleman ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Mike Donovan ... Jury Foreman (uncredited)

Ellen Drew ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Eddie Dunn ... Bailiff (uncredited)
Jerry Fletcher ... Reporter (uncredited)
Kay Gordon ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Carlton Griffin ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Margaret Harrison ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Howard C. Hickman ... Judge (uncredited)

William Hopper ... Photographer (uncredited)
Ernest W. Johnson ... Corpse (uncredited)
Harry Jordan ... Girard Henchman (uncredited)
Marten Lamont ... Reporter (uncredited)
Frank Losee Jr. ... Reporter (uncredited)
Nick Lukats ... Reporter (uncredited)
Frank Marlowe ... Pipe Smoker (uncredited)
Rex Moore ... Newsboy (uncredited)
Jack Mulhall ... Girard Henchman (uncredited)
Paddy O'Flynn ... Reporter (uncredited)
George Ovey ... Trunk Man (uncredited)
Bob Perry ... Girard Henchman (uncredited)
Lee Phelps ... Girard Henchman (uncredited)
Earl Pingree ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Art Rowlands ... Assistant Editor (uncredited)
Christian Rub ... Olaf (uncredited)
Allen Saunders ... Reporter (uncredited)
Kai Schmidt ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Lee Shumway ... Officer Kelly (uncredited)
Larry Steers ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Dorothy Stevens ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Milburn Stone ... Operator (uncredited)
Phil Tead ... Reporter (uncredited)
Harry Wallace ... Girard Henchman (uncredited)
Dorothy Ward ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Pat West ... Reporter (uncredited)
Charles C. Wilson ... Assistant Editor (uncredited)
Harry Wilson ... Girard Henchman (uncredited)
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Directed by
Charles Barton 
 
Writing credits
George Harmon Coxe (screenplay) and
Sidney Salkow (screenplay)

Jack Moffitt (story) (as John C. Moffitt)

Produced by
Edward F. Cline .... associate producer
A.M. Botsford .... producer (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Ted Tetzlaff 
 
Film Editing by
James Smith 
 
Art Direction by
Hans Dreier 
John B. Goodman  (as John Goodman)
 
Set Decoration by
A.E. Freudeman 
 
Costume Design by
Edith Head 
 
Sound Department
Don Johnson .... sound recordist
Walter Oberst .... sound recordist
 
Music Department
Boris Morros .... musical director
Phil Boutelje .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Friedrich Hollaender .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Ernst Toch .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Victor Young .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Adolph Zukor .... presenter
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
69 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)
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Trivia:
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: At the newspaper photo shop department, when Meg comes looking for Murdock, she drops a key, presumably from Murdock's apartment. It was for Room 318, but in more than one shot, Murdock's apartment door clearly showed he lived in 315.See more »
Quotes:
Hester Boone:Aw, you know how it is, junior: a girl's got her pride.
Kent Murdock:But you could swallow it... if it was mixed with a little gin, couldn't ya?
Hester Boone:Yes, dear, in a silver fizz.
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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Surprisingly Entertaining Courtroom Thriller, 23 April 2006
Author: johnnyx-2 from London, England

I wound up with this movie on one of those dubious £3.99 four-packs full of 'films you've never heard of'. And, well, on a slow Sunday, I treated myself to the experience...

And, frankly, I was more than pleasantly surprised. Snappy banter plus strong performance from the leads made up for a transparent plot and lackluster 'action' sequences.

Gangsters, reporters, dames in distress (and even a particularly dismal 'car chase scene') - all the traditional trappings of the 'noir' genre, but given a slightly humorous edge by Ayres' enjoyable performance as a wise-cracking reporter.

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