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The Donovan Affair (1929)

Passed | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 11 April 1929 (USA)
The lights go out at a high-society dinner party and one of the guests is murdered. The police are summoned and Inspector Killian shows up, with his assistant Carney. In order to get a ... See full summary »

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(play), (screenplay) (as Howard Green) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview:
... Insp. Killian
... Jean Rankin
... Cornish
... Lydia Rankin
... Jack Donovan
... Carney
... Dr. Lindsey
... Porter
... Mary Mills
... Capt. Peter Rankin
... Nelson
... Mrs. Lindsey
John Wallace ... Dobbs
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The lights go out at a high-society dinner party and one of the guests is murdered. The police are summoned and Inspector Killian shows up, with his assistant Carney. In order to get a clear picture of what took place, Killany decides to have the crime re-enacted (with a substitute for the murdered man.) The lights are turned out, and another man is murdered. This doesn't faze the Inspector one little bit, and he asks for a third re-enactment. The suspect list dwindles. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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A silent print of this film survives in the Library of Congress, but the soundtrack, which was recorded on discs, is not known to survive. See more »

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