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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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21 October 1994 (USA)  »

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Asesinatos en la radio  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$835,570 (USA) (23 October 1994)

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$1,299,060 (USA)
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All of Christopher Lloyd's scenes were filmed in one day. See more »

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The amount of papers in Penny's hand after being given the script suggestions and when she talks to Junior then the writers. See more »

Quotes

Female Writer: Hold it.
[to the typist]
Female Writer: Husband says, 'Darling, you can't leave. What would it take to make you stay?'
Father Writer: She says, 'Try chloroform.' *Ha! Ha!*
Son Writer: This isn't a comedy.
Female Writer: That wasn't a joke.
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References Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) See more »

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Java Jive
Written by Milton Drake and Ben Oakland
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Music and Sony Music
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One of the best films of all time!
9 April 1999 | by (Bozeman, Montana, USA) – See all my reviews

This is the all-time great overlooked flick! Filled to the brim with intricate timing, sight gags, 40's-style dialogue, radio in-jokes, ensemble acting, and great music, this movie had everything to love and nothing to hate! Most baffling to me, on finally seeing it on video was how people could not like it! I have yet to show it to a friend or relative who did not agree that this is an excellent movie! See it now! See it later! See it both! If you CAN laugh, if you like movies, if you liked the radio, if you breathe, you should like "Radioland Murders!"


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