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Sinner Take All (1936)

Passed  -  Mystery  -  18 December 1936 (USA)
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Members of a wealthy family start getting threatening letters, and it's not long before the threats turn into reality and family members start getting bumped off. The family lawyer is a ... See full summary »

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Vivienne Osborne ...
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Royce
George Lynn ...
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Theodore von Eltz ...
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George Zucco ...
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Dorothy Kilgallen ...
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Raymond Hatton ...
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Richard Terry ...
Pete
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Members of a wealthy family start getting threatening letters, and it's not long before the threats turn into reality and family members start getting bumped off. The family lawyer is a former newspaper reporter, and since the family patriarch owns a newspaper, the lawyer uses his investigative experience and the newspaper's resources to dig into the family history to see if he can uncover the person behind the killings. The evidence he unearths seems to point to one person--his girlfriend. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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18 December 1936 (USA)  »

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Ha desaparecido un hombre  »

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Whitman Chambers' novel was first serialized with the title "The Affair of the Green Lantern," but no other details are known See more »

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I'd Be Lost Without You
(1936)
Music by Walter Donaldson
Lyrics by Bob Wright and Chet Forrest
Sung by Eadie Adams (uncredited) at the Green Lantern nightclub
Also played on piano when Ernie is brought to see Penny
Also played when Lorraine suddenly feels faint
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Snappy Murder Mystery
4 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Good murder story in this little programmer helped immensely by breezy performances by Bruce Cabot (always underrated) and Margaret Lindsay. Cabot plays a former reported who has become a lawyer. But the man he works for (Charley Grapewin) also owns the newspapers so when his family starts receiving threatening notes, he's put back on the job as a reporter. As the family members starts getting knocked off in gruesome "accidents," Cabot digs deeper into the lives of the rich. It's one of those murder mysteries where EVERYONE is a suspect. Nicely done film.

Cabot had his biggest success in King Kong but was never able to follow up with anything important. Same with Lindsay; she was around for years as leads in B films and second leads (Jezebel) in big films. Both are attractive and fun to watch.

Sinner Takes All also has a few familiar faces including Joseph Calleia as the nightclub owner, Stanley Ridges as the editor, Vivienne Osborne as his wife, Dorothy Kilgallen as a news hen; Harry Holman as a cop, George Zucco as Bascombe, and Jonathan Hale as the doctor.

And yes that's the same Dorothy Kilgallen who was a panelist on What's My Line and who died mysteriously after announcing she had discovered something about the Kennedy assassination.


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