Penguin Pool Murder (1932)

Penguin Pool Murder





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While conducting her students on a tour of the Battery Park Aquarium, schoolteacher Hildegarde Withers spots a dead body in the penguin pool. Police inspector Piper believes it's an open-and-shut case when he collars the victim's faithless, but Hildegarde suspects there's more to the case than meets the eye.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Willis Goldbeck
In Theaters:
RKO Radio Pictures


as Miss Hildegarde Mart...

as Police Inspector Osc...

as Parker's Telephone O...

as Gwen Parker

as Barry Costello

as Bertrand B. Hemingwa...

as Philip Seymour

as Bertrand B. Hemingwa...

as Donovan

as Secretary

as Gerald Parker

as Chicago Lew

as Macdonald

as Von Donnen/Dr. Max B...
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All Critics (2)

The mystery that follows is good enough without being particularly dazzling, but that's less the selling point than the clever characters, the unusual leads, and the bright dialogue.

Full Review… | October 2, 2013
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Most engaging crime detective narrative.

Full Review… | September 25, 2010
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