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Murder in the Blue Room (1944)

A party is thrown at a haunted mansion, people start to die, and a man who spent a night in the "blue room" disappears.

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Anne Gwynne ...
Nan
Donald Cook ...
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Frank Baldrich
Grace McDonald ...
Peggy
Betty Kean ...
Betty
June Preisser ...
Jerry
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Emmett Vogan ...
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A party is thrown at a haunted mansion, people start to die, and a man who spent a night in the "blue room" disappears.

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IT'S MUR-DER TO MUSIC..! (US poster, all caps) (see http://www.emovieposter.com/agallery/archiveitem/10786511.html)


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Began filming March 8, 1944, and released October 27. See more »

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Remake of The Missing Guest (1938) See more »

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One Starry Night
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Written by Dave Franklin and Don George
Performed by Anne Gwynne with singing voice provided by Martha Tilton
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A great who-dun-it!

Nobody made films like Universal Studios in the 1940s! They had a great stable of contract players, costumes by Vera West, and set designs that just scream of that decade! This film is a wonderful example of it all!

In an old mansion there is a mysterious bedroom, "the blue room," where a man died 20 years earlier,and now, anyone who spends the night in the room disappears!

Grace McDonald, Betty Kean, and June Preisser, as The 3 Jazzy-Belles, steal the show with their comic antics, jive dance routines and songs (Boogie Woogie Boogie Man is a highlight). Their roles originally were to be played by The Ritz Brothers! Thankfully (no offense to Ritz Bros. fans), that did not occur.

A fantastic murder-mystery-comedy-musical-combination that is truly fun! This film is a remake of two previous Universal movies THE SECRET OF THE BLUE ROOM, and THE MISSING GUEST.


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