Murder at the Vanities (1934)

Shortly before the curtain goes up the first time at the latest performance of Earl Carroll's Vanities, someone is attempting to injure the leading lady Ann Ware, who wants to marry leading man Eric Lander. Stage manager in charge Jack Ellery calls in his friend, policeman Bill Murdock, to help him investigate. Bill thinks Jack if offering to let him see the show from an unusual view point, after he forgot to get him tickets for the performance, but then they find the corpse of a murdered women. Bill suspects Eric of the crime, especially, after the second female lead Rita Ross told him she saw the women leaving from Eric's room. Then Rita is shot onstage with Eric's gun. Jack and Bill decide not to stop the show, but Bill preparing to arrest Eric. Is he on the right track ?

Directing:
  • Mitchell Leisen

Writing:
  • Carey Wilson
  • Rufus King
  • Joseph Gollomb

Stars:
Release Date: 1934-05-18
themoviedb icon 6.0/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 89
Jessie Ralph
Jessie Ralph
Mrs. Helene Smith
Gail Patrick
Gail Patrick
Sadie Evans
Donald Meek
Donald Meek
Dr. Saunders
Jack Oakie
Jack Oakie
Jack Ellery
Dennis O'Keefe
Dennis O'Keef...
Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Toby Wing
Toby Wing
Nancy
Dave O'Brien
Dave O'Brien
Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Kitty Carlisle
Kitty Carlisl...
Ann Ware
Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball
Earl Carroll Girl (uncredited)
Ann Sheridan
Ann Sheridan
Lou - Earl Carroll Girl (uncredited)
Gertrude Michael
Gertrude Mich...
Rita Ross
Alan Ladd
Alan Ladd
Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Charles Middleton
Charles Middl...
Homer Boothby (as Charles B. Middleton)
Victor McLaglen
Victor McLagl...
Bill Murdock
Carl Brisson
Carl Brisson
Eric Lander
Duke Ellington
Duke Ellingto...
Himself
Dorothy Stickney
Dorothy Stick...
Norma Watson
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