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Radioland Murders (1994)

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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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,299,060 (USA)
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Michael McKean and Dylan Baker previously appeared in Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987). See more »

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The portrait in Gen. Whalen's office shows the general wearing a service dress green uniform which was not adopted by the U.S. Army until the mid-1950s. In 1939, when the movie is set, the general would have worn a khaki uniform. See more »

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Katzenback: Now you listen to me, Junior, don't you think that I don't know what's going on, because I do know, and now you know that I know.
Walt Whalen Junior: Listen, I don't know what you know that I know, but I do know that you don't know what you think you know.
Katzenback: Oh no?
Walt Whalen Junior: No.
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Spoofs Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) See more »

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That Old Black Magic
Written by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer
Performed by Billy Barty
Courtesy of Famous Music
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One of the greatest comedy features I've ever seen!
17 July 2006 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

Radioland Murders is one of the greatest comedy features I've ever seen! The gags are hilarious, the cast is absolutely brilliant, what can I say more? Just watch this movie and ENJOY :) Radioland Murders have unbelievable "rhythmic" vision, editing and plot line. I can't believe that Radioland Murders is so underestimate movie?!? I was very happy and proud when I've found it on Amazon on a unreasonable low price? Whatever, Radioland Murders is one of my 'all time favourites' and I recommend it to everyone who love great comedy movies. And it's not just comedy. It's a unique masterpiece depicts the daily ground of early radiostations.


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