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The Third Man

The Third Man (1949), starring Joseph Cotton, Orson Welles
The Third Man (1949), starring Joseph Cotton, Orson Welles Synopsis of The Third Man Holly Martins (Joseph Cotton, Citizen Kane ), a naïve writer of pulp westerns, arrives in Vienna to meet his old friend Harry Lime (the incomparable Orson Welles). But he finds that Lime has apparently...
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Doctor Who – Black Orchid

Doctor Who - Black Orchid (1982) starring Peter Davidson, Sarah Sutton
Doctor Who – Black Orchid (1982) starring Peter Davison, Sarah Sutton Doctor Who – Black Orchid is a short, entertaining Doctor Who story arc. It features the Fifth Doctor, Peter Davison, involved in a murder mystery. Two of his companions, Nyssa and Teegan, have a large role as...
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Voice of the Whistler

Voice of the Whistler (1945) starring Richard Dix, Lynn Merrick, James Cardwell
Voice of the Whistler (1945) starring Richard Dix, Lynn Merrick, James Cardwell Voice of the Whistler is an interesting mystery story. Unfortunately, it’s rather slow paced. Also, the ending is somewhat predictable.
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The Rogues Tavern [Wallace Ford]

The Rogues Tavern (1936) starring Wallace Beery, Barbara Pepper
The Rogues Tavern (1936) starring Wallace Ford, Barbara Pepper Wallace Ford and Joan Woodbury star in this classic dark tale of a spooky hotel, the Rogues Tavern. There’s a crazy killer on the loose. And the guests have to work out who or what it is before they’re...
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Scream of the Wolf [Peter Graves, Clint Walker]

Scream of the Wolf (1974) starring Peter Graves, Clint Walker,
Scream of the Wolf (1974) starring Peter Graves, Clint Walker, In Scream of the Wolf, a writer tries to convince a big-game hunter to come out of retirement. He needs his help to help track down a killer wolf. Some begin to suspect that it isn’t a wolf...
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Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder, starring Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings
Dial M for Murder (1954), starring Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, by Alfred Hitchcock Synopsis of Dial M for Murder When playboy tennis pro Tony Wendice discovers his rich wife, Margot is having an affair with handsome American Mark Hallidy, he devises an ingenious plot to murder her....
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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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Mystery Street

Mystery Street, starring Ricardo Montalban, Bruce Bennett, Sally Forrest, Elsa Lanchester
Mystery Street (1950) starring Ricardo Montalban, Bruce Bennett, Sally Forrest, Elsa Lanchester Synopsis of Mystery Street In Mystery Street, a Harvard professor helps a small town policeman when the skeletal remains of a pregnant prostitute turn up on a Massachusetts beach.
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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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