Murder at the Vanities (1934) Movie Details

Murder at the Vanities
Mitchell Leisen
Howard Jackson , William E. Lynch , Milan Roder
Paramount Pictures
1 hr 29 mins
Rating: 5.9/10 from 54 users

Murder at the Vanities Movie Cast

Carl Brisson
as Eric Lander
Victor McLaglen
as Bill Murdock
Jack Oakie
as Jack Ellery
Kitty Carlisle
as Ann Ware
Dorothy Stickney
as Norma Watson
Gertrude Michael
as Rita Ross
Jessie Ralph
as Mrs. Helene Smith
Charles Middleton
as Homer Boothby (as Charles B. Middleton)
Gail Patrick
as Sadie Evans
Donald Meek
as Dr. Saunders
Toby Wing
as Nancy
Duke Ellington
as Himself
Lucille Ball
as Earl Carroll Girl (uncredited)
Alan Ladd
as Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Dave O'Brien
as Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Dennis O'Keefe
as Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Ann Sheridan
as Lou - Earl Carroll Girl (uncredited)

Murder at the Vanities Crew List

Director :
Screenplay : Carey Wilson , Joseph Gollomb
Author : Earl Carroll , Rufus King
Producer : E. Lloyd Sheldon
Original Music Composer : , William E. Lynch ,
Director of Photography : Leo Tover
Editor : William Shea
Art Direction : Hans Dreier , Ernst Fegté
Costume Design : Travis Banton
Theatre Play : Earl Carroll , Rufus King

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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 ?

Murder at the Vanities

Murder at the Vanities is a 1934 English Film stars Carl Brisson , Mitchell Leisen , Carey Wilson , Joseph Gollomb , Earl Carroll , Rufus King , Victor McLaglen , Jack Oakie , Kitty Carlisle , Dorothy Stickney , Gertrude Michael , Jessie Ralph , Charles Middleton , Gail Patrick , Donald Meek , Toby Wing , Duke Ellington , Lucille Ball , Alan Ladd , Dave O'Brien , Dennis O'Keefe , Ann Sheridan , E. Lloyd Sheldon , Howard Jackson , William E. Lynch , Milan Roder , Leo Tover , William Shea , Hans Dreier , Ernst Fegté , Travis Banton , Earl Carroll , Rufus King , directed by Mitchell Leisen & music by Milan Roder.