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The Case of the Lucky Legs

The Case of the lucky Legs (1935) starring Warren William, Genevieve Tobin, Patricia Ellis, Lyle Talbot, Allen Jenkins
The Case of the lucky Legs (1935) starring Warren William, Genevieve Tobin, Patricia Ellis, Lyle Talbot, Allen Jenkins The Case of the Lucky Legs is a 1935 mystery film, the third in a series of Perry Mason films starring Warren William as the famed lawyer.
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Lured, starring Lucille Ball, George Sanders, Boris Karloff

Lured, starring Lucille BallLured (1947) starring Lucille Ball, George Sanders, Boris Karloff, Charles Coburn, Sir Cedric Hardwicke
Lured (1947) starring Lucille Ball, George Sanders, Boris Karloff, Charles Coburn, Sir Cedric Hardwicke Synopsis of Lured A serial killer in London is murdering young women whom he meets through the personal columns of newspapers; he announces each of his murders to the police by sending them a...
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The Hound of the Baskervilles 1939

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Richard Greene, Lionel Atwill
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Richard Greene, Lionel Atwill Product review of The Hound of the Baskervilles  The most celebrated tale of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s canon, ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’ is set in the Victorian Age and was originally released...
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Calling Dr. Death

Calling Dr. Death (1943), starring Lon Chaney Jr., J. Carrol Naish, Patricia Morison Synopsis of Calling Dr. Death Losing his memories for the last few days, neurologist Dr. Steele is told his wife has been brutally murdered. Aware of his wife’s infidelity he believes he may have been the killer...
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House of Shadows, aka. La casa de las sombras

House of Shadows, aka. La casa de las sombras (1976) starring Yvonne De Carlo, John Gavin, Leonor Manso
House of Shadows, aka. La casa de las sombras (1976) starring Yvonne De Carlo, John Gavin, Leonor Manso A young lady accidentally stumbles into an abandoned mansion and becomes a witness to a murder.  A murder that happened 23 years before.  First, it should be mentioned what this film is...
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The Two Mrs. Carrolls

The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947) starring Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck
The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947) starring Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck  In The Two Mrs. Carrolls, Humphrey Bogart stars as a struggling artist, Geoffrey Carroll, who is (seemingly) happily married — €”until he meets Sally (Barbara Stanwyck). Apparently mentally ill, he returns home, where he paints a picture of...
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The Thirteenth Chair

The Thirteenth Chair (1929) starring Bela Lugosi, directed by Tod Browning
The Thirteenth Chair (1929) starring Bela Lugosi, directed by Tod Browning To enjoy  The Thirteenth Chair, the audience has to bear in mind that this is a  very early sound picture, and make appropriate allowances. If you do that, you can enjoy the murder mystery.  And especially the...
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Laura

Laura (1944) starring Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price Laura is a different kind of murder mystery; it begins with the title character, Laura Hunt (played by Gene Tierney) having been murdered, and Detective Mark McPherson (Dana Andrews) investigating her death — and life. Her story...
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The Big Sleep

Editorial review of The Big Sleep, starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Martha Vickers directed by Howard Hawks courtesy of Amazon.com Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall made screen history together more than once, but they were never more popular than in this 1946 adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s novel, directed...
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