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Murder by Television (1935)

10/01/1935 (US) ThrillerDramaMysteryHorrorScience Fiction 53m
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James Houghland, inventor of a new method by which television signals can be instantaneously sent anywhere in the world, refuses to sell the process to television companies, who then send agents to acquire the invention any way they can. On the night of his initial broadcast Houghland is mysteriously murdered in the middle of his demonstration and it falls to Police Chief Nelson to determine who the murderer is from the many suspects present.

  1. Clifford Sanforth


  2. Joseph O'Donnell


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  1. Bela Lugosi

    Bela Lugosi

    Arthur Perry

  2. June Collyer

    June Collyer

    June Houghland

  3. Huntley Gordon

    Huntley Gordon

    Dr. Henry M. Scofield

  4. George Meeker

    George Meeker

    Police Chief Nelson

  5. Charles Hill Mailes

    James Houghland

  6. Claire McDowell

    Claire McDowell

    Mrs. Houghland

  7. Hattie McDaniel

    Hattie McDaniel


  8. Allen Jung

    Ah Ling

  9. Henry Hall

    Henry Hall


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Murder by Television
Murder by Television

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $35,000.00

Revenue -


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