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Radioland Murders (1994)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  21 October 1994 (USA)
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In 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, must deal with... See full summary »

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In 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, must deal with an unhappy sponsor, an overbearing boss and a soon-to-be ex-husband who desperately wants her back. As the broadcast begins, a mysterious voice breaks the broadcast and suddenly members of the cast turn up dead. It's up to her husband Roger, to find out whodunit as the police chase him through the halls of WBN. Written by Kevin <Kibble@vm.temple.edu>

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At station WBN, the hits just keep on coming.


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Rated PG for mild language, some farcical violence and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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The 1974 Universal Studios annual report contained an advertisement for "Radioland Murders" as being in preparation. The ad gives the credits as "screenplay by Willard Huyck and Gloria Katz" "Produced by Gary Kurtz" and "Directed by George Lucas" See more »

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When Penny and Roger are first arguing, they go through swinging doors onto the stage. When the cut is made, in the middle of the conversation, they are suddenly in the middle of the stage and the doors are nowhere to be seen. See more »

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Roger: [at the typewriter] So, he kisses the moose, and then...
Son Writer: And then he says what?
Father Writer: 'Oy, I kissed a moose.'
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References King Kong (1933) See more »

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Back in the Saddle Again
Written by Gene Autry and Ray Whitley
Performed by Tracy Byrd
Courtesy of Western Music Company
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Extremely Undervalued
15 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you're looking for a serious mystery--or for that matter, a serious anything--don't watch this movie.

If you just want a fun movie that you can watch again and again, this one is for you! It takes place in the studios of radio station WBN on the night of its national debut. The station managers, directors, writers, and actors, already stressed with the debut and pleasing the affiliates, are shocked when a trumpet player in the orchestra is poisoned and killed. The station crew then has to keep the programs going while the police investigate and the writers go on strike. After more murders are committed, writer Roger Henderson, the innocent prime suspect, has to simultaneously evade the police, rewrite scripts for shows about to air, and solve the crime to prove his innocence.

There are some discrepancies and parts I'm sure critical people split hairs over. Don't expect a masterpiece, just some good fun.


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