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The Casino Murder Case (1935)

The Casino Murder Case (1935)

The Casino Murder Case





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S. S. Van Dine's intelligent, insufferable amateur sleuth Philo Vance is the protagonist of The Casino Murder Case. Paul Lukas plays Vance, who is brought to the mansion of a wealthy, eccentric widow (Alison Skipworth) by a mysterious unsigned letter. Several murders are committed in the elderly woman's home, with the evidence pointing to various red herrings before the truth is revealed. Rosalind Russell plays the old lady's secretary (and Vance's object of affections); Eric Blore is Vance's droll valet; and Ted Healy is the obnoxious Sgt. Heath, ever willing to slap the cuffs on the wrong person.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
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Written By: Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf
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Paul Lukas
as Philo Vance
Rosalind Russell
as Doris Reed
Alison Skipworth
as Mrs. Priscilla Llewe...
Donald Cook
as Lynn Llewellyn
Arthur Byron
as Kinkaid
A.S. Byron
as Kincaid
Ted Healy
as Sgt. Heath
Eric Blore
as Currie
Leslie Fenton
as Dr. Kane
Louise Henry
as Virginia
Charles Sellon
as Dr. Doremus
William Demarest
as Auctioneer
Grace Hayle
as Fat Lady
Ernie S. Adams
as Husband of Fat Lady
Milton Kibbee
as Reporter
Tom Herbert
as Reporter
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All Critics (1)

Excellent production values. Silly plot. And, the beautiful Rosalind Russell in one of her early roles.

Full Review… | March 10, 2013
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Lukas isn't a perfect fit as Philo Vance but does a good job nonetheless. The real reason to catch this is to get a glimpse of Rosalind Russell early in her career. At this point she was starting to get mired in, as she referred to them, "Lady Mary" roles all dignity, stiff upper lip and little humor. This part hints at the skillful comedienne she was to become. As for the mystery it's not terribly hard to figure out but it's stylishly shot with a good supporting cast.

jay nixon

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