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 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 and Bill immediately suspects Eric of the crime.

  1. Mitchell Leisen


  2. Joseph Gollomb


  3. Carey Wilson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Carl Brisson

    Carl Brisson

    Eric Lander

  2. Victor McLaglen

    Victor McLaglen

    Bill Murdock

  3. Jack Oakie

    Jack Oakie

    Jack Ellery

  4. Kitty Carlisle

    Kitty Carlisle

    Ann Ware

  5. Dorothy Stickney

    Dorothy Stickney

    Norma Watson

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Murder at the Vanities
Murder at the Vanities


Status Released

Release Information

  • May 18, 1934


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 29m

Budget -

Revenue -



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