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The Canary Murder Case (1929)

The Canary Murder Case (1929)





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A blackmailing nightclub singer, who has made a habit of blackmailing her well-to-do lovers, is found murdered -- necessitating the intervention of sleuth-extraordinaire Phil Vance. Rumored to have been the downfall of star Louise Brooks when it was converted from silent film to talkie with her voice dubbed by another.


William Powell
as Philo Vance
Jean Arthur
as Alice LaFosse
James Hall
as Jimmy Spottswoode
Louise Brooks
as 'The Canary'/Margaret O'Dell
Gustav von Seyffertitz
as Dr. Ambrose Lindquist
Charles Lane
as Charles Spotswoode
Eugene Pallette
as Ernest Heath
Lawrence Grant
as John Cleaver
Ned Sparks
as Tony Skeel
Louis John Bartels
as Louis Mannix
E.H. Calvert
as District Attorney John F.X. Markham
Oscar Smith
as Stuttering hallboy
Tim Adair
as George Y. Harvey
Margaret Livingston
as Voice double for Louise Brooks
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