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Mystery Liner (1934)

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It's dirty work on the high seas in the Monogram melodrama Mystery Liner. Noah Beery stars as Captain Holling, the slightly crazy skipper of a huge ocean liner. Two men are murdered on Hollings' watch, and the passengers are understandably put out. There is no shortage of suspects, but the motive -- the theft of a top-secret remote control radio device -- remains unknown until the final two reels. Other complications include a near-collision at sea, a furtive shipboard romance, and a psychiatrist who demands that Holling return to port immediately, an order which is steadfastly (and disastrously) refused. Reviewers commended the Monogram production staff for doing a lot with a little during the filming of this economical thriller.

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Cast

Noah Beery Sr.
as Capt. Holling
Astrid Allwyn
as Lila, Nurse
Cornelius Keefe
as Cliff Rogers
Edwin Maxwell
as Maj. Pope
Ralph Lewis
as Grimson, Inventor
Boothe Howard
as Downey, 1st Mate
Gordon DeMain
as Cmdr. Bryson
Zeffie Tilbury
as Granny Plimpton
Howard Hickman
as Dr. Howard
Jerry Stewart
as Edgar, Granny's Nephew
George Cleveland
as Simms, Steward
Olaf Hytten
as Grimson's Assistant
Raymond Brown
as His Excellency
Noah Beery Sr.
as Capt. Holling
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Critic Reviews for Mystery Liner

All Critics (1)

Acceptable sci-fi whodunit programmer about several murders taking place on an ocean liner over a new high-tech invention.

May 13, 2009 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Mystery Liner

½

Kinda boring, but if you love mystery movies you may find it interesting.

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