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Steve Grey, reporter for the Daily Star, has a habit of scooping all the other papers in town. When Henry Mander is investigated for the murder of his shady business partner, Grey is one step ahead of the police to the extent that he often dictates his story in advance of its actual occurrence. He leads the police through an 'open and shut' case resulting in Mander being tried, convicted and sentenced to death. Columnist Mary Shannon is in love with Steve but she sees him struggle greatly with his last story before Mander's execution. When she starts typing out the story from his recorded dictation, she realizes why.

  1. Tim Whelan

    Director, Screenplay

  2. John C. Higgins

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Spencer Tracy

    Spencer Tracy

    Steven 'Steve' Grey

  2. Virginia Bruce

    Virginia Bruce

    Mary Shannon

  3. Lionel Atwill

    Lionel Atwill

    Captain Cole

  4. Harvey Stephens

    Harvey Stephens

    Henry Mander

  5. Robert Barrat

    Robert Barrat

    Robins

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The Murder Man
The Murder Man

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Status Released

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  • July 12, 1935
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 9m

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