Mad Holiday (1936)

11/13/1936 (US) MysteryComedy 1h 11m
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The overlong but absorbing MGM "B" melodrama Mad Holiday stars Edmund Lowe as vacationing movie idol Philip Trent. Tired of starring in murder mysteries, Trent discovers he can't escape typecasting even on an ocean voyage: one of the passengers is murdered in our hero's cabin. The killing is tied in with a stolen diamond and a seemingly unending supply of suspects. To avoid being arrested himself, Trent teams up with pretty detective novelist "Peter" Dean (Elissa Landi) to solve the mystery. As Trent's wisecracking press agent Mert Morgan, Ted Healey has a wonderful moment when he stumbles over a corpse and asks nonchalantly, "What's the matter with him, he crocked?"

  1. George B. Seitz

    Director

  2. Edgar Allan Woolf

    Screenplay

  3. Florence Ryerson

    Screenplay

  4. Joseph Santley

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Edmund Lowe

    Edmund Lowe

    Philip Trent

  2. Elissa Landi

    Elissa Landi

    Peter Dean

  3. Zasu Pitts

    Zasu Pitts

    Mrs. Fay Kinney

  4. Ted Healy

    Ted Healy

    Mert Morgan

  5. Edmund Gwenn

    Edmund Gwenn

    Williams

  6. Edgar Kennedy

    Edgar Kennedy

    Donovan

  7. Soo Yong

    Soo Yong

    Li Tai

  8. Walter Kingsford

    Walter Kingsford

    Ben Kelvin

  9. Herbert Rawlinson

    Herbert Rawlinson

    Captain Bromley

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Mad Holiday
Mad Holiday

Status Released

Original Language English

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