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The Greene Murder Case was William Powell's second of four ventures in the role of society detective Philo Vance. In this film, he's called in as a whole family named Greene, rich society folks like Vance himself keeps getting knocked off one at a time. As Eugene Palette as Sergeant Heath says, they'd have to be crazy to keep committing the crimes while Vance and he are actually in the house investigating.

  1. Frank Tuttle

    Director

  2. S.S. Van Dine

    Novel

  3. Louise Long

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. William Powell

    William Powell

    Philo Vance

  2. Florence Eldridge

    Florence Eldridge

    Sibella Greene

  3. Jean Arthur

    Jean Arthur

    Ada Greene

  4. Eugene Pallette

    Eugene Pallette

    Sgt. Ernest Heath

  5. E.H. Calvert

    E.H. Calvert

    Dist. Atty. John F.X. Markham (as Captain E.H.Calvert)

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The Greene Murder Case
The Greene Murder Case

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Status Released

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  • August 11, 1929
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 9m

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