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The Rogues' Tavern (1936)

Approved | | Mystery | 4 June 1936 (USA)
A mad killer is on the loose in a hotel on a dark, gloomy night.

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(as Bob Hill)

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(original screenplay)
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Jimmy Kelly
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Marjorie Burns
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Gloria Robloff
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Mrs. Jamison
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Bill
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Mr. Jamison
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Morgan
John Cowell ...
Hughes (as John W. Cowell)
Vincent Dennis ...
Bert
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Wentworth
Ivo Henderson ...
Harrison
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Mason
Silver Wolf ...
Silver Wolf
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A mad killer is on the loose in a hotel on a dark, gloomy night.

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A ROADSIDE INN TURNED INTO A TRAP OF DOOM! (original one-sheet poster) See more »

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Mystery

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The Rogues' Tavern  »

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

When Mrs. Jamison (Clara Kimball Young) has her speech at the end of the film, a photograph of the younger Clara Kimball Young is visible behind her. See more »

Goofs

The person unmasked as the killer was on the other side of the lobby from the sites of the first and third murders when they took place. See more »

Quotes

Harrison: [being dealt the Ace of Spades] That's a bad card, isn't it?
Gloria Robloff: ...Sometimes the cards lie.
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Connections

Remade as The Black Raven (1943) See more »

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An interesting film!
22 May 2000 | by (S. Bound Brook, NJ) – See all my reviews

As the other writer said, this is a "borderline Old House" film, but I feel that he under-rated it. The business about a "mad dog" doing all the killing is very unusual. Despite what he says, the "closeups of Joan Woodbury" are only done ONCE or TWICE. She is the "mystic" who is constantly predicting death to all present, and the closeups of her eyes are supposed to lend to the eeriness of the film. A VERY intersting film, if a bit melodramatic in parts! Check it out!

Norm


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