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Murder in the Music Hall (1946)

Approved | | Crime, Music, Mystery | 10 April 1946 (USA)
Lila Leighton, the lovely ice ballerina, meets Carl Lang, former ice-show producer, at his New York City penthouse apartment. Lia refuses Lang's offer to star in his new Music Hall Ice Show... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lila Laughton (as Vera Hruba Ralston)
William Marshall ...
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Millicent
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Mrs. Rita Morgan
William Gargan ...
Inspector Wilson
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Gracie
Julie Bishop ...
Diane
Jerome Cowan ...
George Morgan
Edward Norris ...
Carl Lang
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Bruce Wilton
Frank Orth ...
Henderson, the Stage Manager
Fay McKenzie ...
Singer in Mom's Cafe
Paul Hurst ...
Hobarth
James Craven ...
Mr. Winters
Ilka Grüning ...
Mom
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Lila Leighton, the lovely ice ballerina, meets Carl Lang, former ice-show producer, at his New York City penthouse apartment. Lia refuses Lang's offer to star in his new Music Hall Ice Show. Back at the Music Hall, Lila discovers she has left her purse at Lang's apartment and returns there, and is followed by orchestra-leader Don Jordan. There, they discover that Carl has been stabbed to death. Gracie, Lila's understudy, has also followed them there and helps them remove traces of Lila's visit. They also find a pair of kid-gloves, and the laundry mark leads Don to Rita Morgan, wealthy socialite, wife of George Morgan, and Rita turns out to be a former ice-skating star for Carl Lang's Music Hall shows. Rita admits to being in Lang's apartment but says he was in excellent health when she left, and says she passed no one except a blind man. Don and Lila discover that the 'blind man' was really Rita's husband, George Morgan, who claims he used the disguise in order to trail and protect ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Midnight Melody  »

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1.37 : 1
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If You Are There
Lyrics by Ned Washington
Music by Phil Ohman
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music to the ears
15 September 2001 | by (barry, wales) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favourite classics, i wasnt alive wen this film was made, but as i am into classic pre-war films it has grown on me and i loved every minute of this mystery movie, great suspense.. the acting may not be the best but the plot is great


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