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The Crosby Case (1934)

Former lovers get together to clear themselves when the police suspect them of murder.

Director:

Edwin L. Marin

Writers:

Warren Duff (screenplay) (as Warren B. Duff), Gordon Kahn (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Wynne Gibson ... Lynn Ashton
Onslow Stevens ... Francis Scott Graham
Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher ... The Reporter--Miller (as 'Skeets' Gallagher)
Alan Dinehart ... Police Inspector Thomas
Warren Hymer ... Sam Collins
William Collier Sr. ... The Detective--Police Sgt. Melody
John Wray ... Willie McGuire
Edward Van Sloan ... Professor Franz Lubeck
J. Farrell MacDonald ... The Doorman--Mike Costello
Barbara Weeks ... Nora
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Storyline

In this 1934 per-code film with the selling and using illegal drugs driving the plot, a Doctor Crosby is found dead in the street, apparently run over by an automobile, but it is discovered that he was actually murdered---shot in the back by a 38-calibre bullet. But by who? And why? Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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MANY STRANGE MEN and ONE WOMAN!


Certificate:

Passed
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 March 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Special Investigator See more »

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Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Universal Pictures production number 644. See more »

Connections

Remade as Blonde Alibi (1946) See more »

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26 May 1999 | by jaybee-3See all my reviews

This oldie plays real well today. Good script with a treasure trove of 1930s character actors having a good time. Only a hour long but worth a look.


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