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Mystery Broadcast (1943)

A radio detective sets out to solve an old murder case, with the help of her sound man and another radio detective. They manage to talk to the people involved in the case, but shortly afterwards the main suspects turn up dead.

Director:

George Sherman

Writers:

Dane Lussier (original screenplay), Gertrude Walker (additional dialogue)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Frank Albertson ... Michael Jerome
Ruth Terry ... Jan Cornell
Nils Asther ... Ricky Moreno
Wynne Gibson ... Eve Stanley
Paul Harvey ... Arthur J. Stanley
Mary Treen ... Smitty
Addison Richards ... Bill Burton
Joseph Crehan ... Chief Daniels
Alice Fleming ... Mida Kent
Francis Pierlot Francis Pierlot ... Crunch
Ken Carpenter Ken Carpenter ... Radio Announcer
Emmett Vogan Emmett Vogan ... Don Fletcher
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A radio detective sets out to solve an old murder case, with the help of her sound man and another radio detective. They manage to talk to the people involved in the case, but shortly afterwards the main suspects turn up dead.

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murder | radio show | See All (2) »

Genres:

Mystery

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La dama del velo See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(edited)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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An Excellent Mystery!
4 November 1999 | by Norm-30See all my reviews

"Jan Cornell" (played by Jane Wyman lookallike Ruth Terry), a 'radio detective', tries to solve an old murder case ("The Case of the Crying Pines"). Aided (?) by the sound effects girl and "Michael Jerome" (another 'radio detective'), the trio explore a "haunted house", and interview the original people involved. Strangely enuff (or, perhaps NOT so strangely) the suspects

wind up dead before they can tell the trio what they want to know.

It's a shame that this is a relatively-unknown mystery, 'cos it's and EXCELLENT film (and, Ruth Terry is certainly CUTE!). See this one, if you can find it!


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