Category Archives: Mystery

Charlie Chan Carries On (1931)

Director : Hamilton MacFadden
Release Date : 1931
Genre : Mystery
Cast : Warner Oland as Charlie Chan, John Garrick as Mark Kenaway, Marguerite Churchill as Pamela Potter, Warren Hymer as Max Minchin, Marjorie White as Sadie, C. Henry Gordon as John Ross, William Holden as Patrick Tait, George Brent as Capt. Ronald Keane, Peter Gawthorne as Inspector Duff, John T. Murray as Dr. Lofton, John Swor as Elmer Benbow, Goodee Montgomery as Mrs. Benbow, Jason Robards Sr. as Walter Honeywood, Lumsden Hare as Inspector Hayley, Zeffie Tilbury as Mrs. Luce, Betty Francisco as Sybil Conway, Harry Beresford as Kent, John Rogers as Martin, J. Gunnis Davis as Eben
Plot : Charlie steps inside to answer the murder of a looking good American valued numb inside a London hotel. Settings comprises London…
Run Time : 76 min
Country : USA
Company : Fox Film Corporation

Mary (1931)

Director : Alfred Hitchcock
Release Date : 1931
Genre : Mystery, Thriller
Cast : Alfred Abel as Sir John Menier, Olga Tschechowa as Mary Baring, Paul Graetz as Bobby Brown, Lotte Stein as Bebe Brown, Ekkehard Arendt as Handel Fane, John Mylong as John Stuart (as Jack Mylong-Münz), Louis Ralph as Bennet, Hermine Sterler as Miß Miller, Fritz Alberti as Verteidiger, Else Schünzel, Julius Brandt, Rudolf Meinhard-Jünger (as Rudolph Meinhardt Junger), Fritz Grossman, Lucie Euler, Harry Hardt as Inspektor, Eugen Burg as Detektiv, Heinrich Gotho Esme V. Chaplin as Staatsanwalt, Miles Mander as Gordon Moore, Hertha von Walther
Plot : A juror inside a murder trial, subsequent to vote casting to convict, has save someone’s skin mental pictures along with begins to examine on his own earlier than the execution. German version of "Murder."
Run Time : 78 min
Country : Germany | UK
Company : British International Pictures (BIP)

The Temporary Widow (1930)

Director : Gustav Ucicky
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Comedy, Mystery
Cast : Lilian Harvey as Kitty Kellermann, Laurence Olivier as Peter Bille, Athole Stewart as President of the Court of Justice, Gillian Dean as Witness Anny Sedal, Frank Stanmore as Witness Kulicke, Felix Aylmer as Public Prosecutor, Frederick Lloyd as Counsel for the Defense, Henry Caine as Councillor Lindberg Danchell E. Hambro as Foreman of the Jury, René Hubert as Witness Loiret, Erich Kestin as Young Usher, Stanley Lathbury as Valet John, John Payne as Old Usher, Johannes Roth as Master Mailor, Fritz Schmuck as Councillor Hartmann, Adolf Schroeder as Soldier, Oswald Skilbeck as 1st Juror, Norman Williams as Auctioneer Kuhnen, Ida Teater as Female Juror
Plot : Plot/Story Not found.
Run Time : 84 min
Country : Germany | UK
Company : Universum Film (UFA)

The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu (1930)

Director : Rowland V. Lee
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Mystery, Romance
Cast : Warner Oland as Dr. Fu Manchu, O.P. Heggie as Inspector Nayland Smith, Jean Arthur as Lia Eltham, Neil Hamilton as Dr. Jack Petrie, Evelyn Hall as Lady Agatha Bartley, William Austin as Sylvester Wadsworth, Margaret Fealy as Lady Helen Bartley, Shayle Gardner as Detective Harding, Evelyn Selbie as Fai Lu Ambrose Barker as Camden, the Reporter, Nora Cecil as Curious Passerby at Fu's Funeral, David Dunbar as Detective Lawrence, Bill Elliott as Wedding Guest, Toyo Fujita as Ah Ling, Olaf Hytten as Deacon at Wedding, Tetsu Komai as Chang, Will Stanton as Curious Passerby at Fu's Funeral
Plot : The villainous become erudite at criminal Dr. Fu Manchu styles out to kill the kinsmen he holds hard-working as the bereavement of his family.
Run Time : 73 min (sound version)
Country : USA
Company : Rowland V. Lee Productions

The Arizona Kid (1930)

Director : Alfred Santell
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Mystery, Romance, Western
Cast : Warner Baxter as The Arizona Kid, Carole Lombard as Virginia Hoyt, Theodore von Eltz as Dick Hoyt, Hank Mann as Bartender Bill, Mona Maris as Lorita, Wilfred Lucas as Manager, James Gibson as Stage Guard (as Jim Gibson), Larry McGrath as Homer Snook, Jack Herrick as The Hoboken Hooker, Walter P. Lewis as Sheriff Jim Andrews (as Walter Lewis), Arthur Stone as Snakebite Pete, De Sacia Mooers as Molly, Soledad Jiménez as Pulga, Horace B. Carpenter as Jake Grant Douglas Greer as Freckle-Faced Boy, Art Mix as Mack – Arizona Stage Driver, Bill Patton as Saloon Guard, Frank Rice as Stage Driver, Charles Stevens as Mine Mexican
Plot : The Arizona Kid (Warner Baxter) carries out his ordeal since a Robin Hood-type bandit sec requesting since a looking good plus carefree miner…
Run Time : 88 min
Country : USA
Company : Fox Film Corporation

The Cat Creeps (1930)

Director : Not found
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Horror, Mystery
Cast : Helen Twelvetrees as Annabelle West, Raymond Hackett as Paul, Neil Hamilton as Charles Wilder, Lilyan Tashman as Cicily, Jean Hersholt as Dr. Patterson, Montagu Love as Hendricks, Lawrence Grant as Crosby, Theodore von Eltz as Harry Blythe, Blanche Friderici as Mam' Pleasant (as Blanche Frederici), Elizabeth Patterson as Susan
Plot : Disappearances with funny goings-on inside a chilling ancient mansion.
Run Time : 75 min
Country : USA
Company : Universal Pictures

The Bishop Murder Case (1930)

Director : Not found
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Mystery
Cast : Basil Rathbone as Philo Vance, Leila Hyams as Belle Dillard, Roland Young as Sigurd 'Erik' Arnesson, Alec B. Francis as Professor Bertrand Dillard, George F. Marion as Adolph Drukker, Zelda Sears as Mrs. Otto Drukker, Bodil Rosing as Grete Menzel, Carroll Nye as John E. Sprigg, Charles Quatermaine as John Pardee (as Charles Quartermaine), James Donlan as Sergeant Ernest Heath, Sidney Bracey as Pyne – Dillard's Butler (as Sydney Bracey), Clarence Geldart as John F.-X. Markham, Delmer Daves as Raymond Sperling, Nellie Bly Baker as Beedle – the Maid Richard Cramer as Detective in Park, Frank Fanning as Officer Manning, Marcia Mae Jones as Hungry Child in Park, Broderick O'Farrell as Dr. Van Pelt, Douglas Scott as Child with Book in Park
Plot : The murders arrival in addition to the body of Robin. He is estimated in addition to a arrow done the heart, although Vance deduces…
Run Time : 88 min
Country : USA
Company : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (1930)

Director : James Parrott
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Comedy, Short, Crime, Mystery
Cast : Stan Laurel as Stan, Oliver Hardy as Ollie Frank Austin as Butler, Stanley Blystone as Detective, Bobby Burns as Nervous Relative at Window, Rosa Gore as Old Relative, Dorothy Granger as Young Relative, Dell Henderson as Housekeeper, Fred Kelsey as Chief of Detectives, Lon Poff as Old Relative, Art Rowlands as Theater-goer Relative, Tiny Sandford as Policeman
Plot : It gives the look resembling the boys won't have to be compelled to fish off the entire of the pier to feed them any more as Stanley's wealthy uncle Ebenezer Laurel dies…
Run Time : 30 min
Country : USA
Company : Hal Roach Studios

The Bat Whispers (1930)

Director : Roland West
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Crime, Thriller, Horror, Drama, Mystery, Comedy
Cast : Chester Morris as Detective Anderson, Chance Ward as Police lieutenant, Una Merkel as Dale Van Gorder, Richard Tucker as Mr. Bell, Wilson Benge as The Butler, Maude Eburne as Lizzie Allen, William Bakewell as Brook, DeWitt Jennings as Police captain, Sidney D'Albrook as Police sergeant, S.E. Jennings as Man in black mask, Grayce Hampton as Cornelia van Gorder, Spencer Charters as The Caretaker, Gustav von Seyffertitz as Dr. Venrees, Hugh Huntley as Richard Fleming, Charles Dow Clark as Detective Jones, Ben Bard as The Unknown
Plot : Despite surfacing moral to the police, who seal off the area, The Bat, a become saw at criminal, steals a necklace…
Run Time : 83 min
Country : USA
Company : Joseph M. Schenck Productions

Murder! (1930)

Director : Alfred Hitchcock
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Cast : Herbert Marshall as Sir John Menier, Norah Baring as Diana Baring, Phyllis Konstam as Doucie Markham, Edward Chapman as Ted Markham, Miles Mander as Gordon Druce, Esme Percy as Handel Fane, Donald Calthrop as Ion Stewart, Esme V. Chaplin as Prosecuting Counsel, Amy Brandon Thomas as Defending Counsel (as Amy Brandon-Thomas), Joynson Powell as Judge, S.J. Warmington as Bennett, Marie Wright as Miss Mitcham, Hannah Jones as Mrs. Didsome, Una O'Connor as Mrs. Grogram, R.E. Jeffrey as Foreman of the Jury, Alan Stainer as Jury Member, Kenneth Kove as Jury Member, Guy Pelham Boulton as Jury Member, Violet Farebrother as Jury Member, Clare Greet as Jury Member, Drusilla Wills as Jury Member, Robert Easton as Jury Member, William Fazan as Jury Member, George Smythson as Jury Member, Ross Jefferson as Jury Member, Picton Roxborough as Jury Member Alfred Hitchcock as Man on Street, Gus McNaughton as Tom Trewitt
Plot : A juror inside a murder trial, behind vote casting to convict, has be a tower of potency to views also begins to examine on his own ahead of the execution.
Run Time : 104 min | USA:92 min | Argentina:102 min | USA:100 min (TCM print: British version)
Country : UK
Company : British International Pictures (BIP)

The Studio Murder Mystery (1929)

Director : Frank Tuttle
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Mystery
Cast : Neil Hamilton as Tony White, Doris Hill as Helen MacDonald, Warner Oland as Rupert Borka, Fredric March as Richard Hardell, Chester Conklin as George (Studio Gateman), Florence Eldridge as Blanche Hardell, Guy Oliver as MacDonald – the Studio Watchman, Donald MacKenzie as Captain Coffin, Gardner James as Ted MacDonald, Eugene Pallette as Detective Lieutenant Dirk Mischa Auer as Grant's Secretary, E.H. Calvert as Grant, Lane Chandler as Bill Martin, Lawford Davidson as Al Hemming, Mary Foy as Miss O'Brien, Phillips Holmes as Young Actor, Jack Luden as Bob, Charles McMurphy as Policeman, Dick Rush as Policeman
Plot : Philandering artist Richard Hardell is assassinated at a film studio. His spiteful helpmate Blanche, his director Rupert Borka…
Run Time : 62 min
Country : USA
Company : Paramount Pictures

The Last Warning (1929)

Director : Paul Leni
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Cast : Laura La Plante as Doris Terry, Montagu Love as Arthur McHugh, Roy D'Arcy as Harvey Carleton, Margaret Livingston as Evalynda Hendon, John Boles as Richard Quayle, Burr McIntosh as Josiah Bunce, Mack Swain as Robert, Bert Roach as Mike Brody, Carrie Daumery as Barbara Morgan, Slim Summerville as Tommy Wall, Torben Meyer as Gene, D'Arcy Corrigan as John Woodford, Bud Phelps as Sammy, Charles K. French as Doctor, Francisco Marán as Jeffries, Ella McKenzie as Ann, Fred Kelsey as Inspector, Tom O'Brien as Inspector, Harry Northrup as Coroner Pat Harmon as Cop, Charles McMurphy as Cop
Plot : A producer decides to reopen a theater, that felt been closed five existence hitherto whilst one among the actors was wiped out at a number of steer of a performance…
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Country : USA
Company : Universal Pictures

The Thirteenth Chair (1929)

Director : Tod Browning
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Drama, Mystery
Cast : Conrad Nagel as Richard Crosby, Leila Hyams as Helen 'Nellie' O'Neill, Margaret Wycherly as Madame Rosalie La Grange, Helene Millard as Mary Eastwood, Holmes Herbert as Sir Roscoe Crosby, Mary Forbes as Lady Alice Crosby, Bela Lugosi as Inspector Delzante, John Davidson as Edward 'Ned' Wales, Charles Quatermaine as Dr. Philip Mason (as Charles Quartermaine), Moon Carroll as Helen Crosby Trent, Cyril Chadwick as Brandon Trent, Bertram Johns as Howard Standish, Gretchen Holland as Grace Crosby Standish, Frank Leigh as Professor Feringeea, Clarence Geldart as Commissioner Grimshaw (as Clarence Geldert), Lal Chand Mehra as Chotee the Crosby Servant Joel McCrea as (scenes deleted)
Plot : Although his slayed comrade was by the finalize thing accounts a snake a specific "bounder" Edward Wales is determined…
Run Time : 72 min
Country : USA
Company : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

The Hole in the Wall (1929)

Director : Robert Florey
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Drama, Mystery
Cast : Claudette Colbert as Jean Oliver, Edward G. Robinson as The Fox, David Newell as Gordon Grant, Nellie Savage as Madame Mystera, Donald Meek as Goofy, Alan Brooks as Jim, Louise Closser Hale as Mrs. Ramsay, Katherine Emmet as Mrs. Carlake, Marcia Kagno as Marcia, Barry Macollum as Dogface, George MacQuarrie as Inspector, Helen Crane as Mrs. Lyons
Plot : Mrs. Ramsey sent Jean Oliver to penitentiary on a bogus charge. To capture even, Jean (disguised because Madame Mystera)…
Run Time : 73 min
Country : USA
Company : Paramount Pictures

Seven Keys to Baldpate (1929)

Director : Reginald Barker
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Cast : Richard Dix as William Halliwell Magee, Miriam Seegar as Mary Norton, Margaret Livingston as Myra Thornhill, Lucien Littlefield as Thomas Hayden, Joseph Allen Sr. as Peters, the Hermit (as Joseph Allen), DeWitt Jennings as Mayor Jim Cargan, Nella Walker as Mrs. Irene Rhodes, Carleton Macy as Police Chief Kennedy, Alan Roscoe as Bland, Crauford Kent as Hal Bentley (as Craufurd Kent), Harvey Clark as Elijah Quimby, Edith Yorke as Mrs. Quimby Arthur Hoyt as Professor Boyle (scenes deleted)
Plot : A writer, craving given that diverse stillness also relax inside make a request to full a novel, eliminates a lodge at the Baldpate Inn. Peace also relax are most recent stuffs he gets, though, because there are diverse entirely queer stuffs occurring at the establishment.
Run Time : 72 min
Country : USA
Company : RKO Radio Pictures

The Greene Murder Case (1929)

Director : Frank Tuttle
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Drama, Mystery
Cast : William Powell as Philo Vance, Florence Eldridge as Sibella Greene, Ullrich Haupt as Dr. Arthur Von Blon, Jean Arthur as Ada Greene, Eugene Pallette as Sgt. Ernest Heath, E.H. Calvert as Dist. Atty. John F.X. Markham (as Captain E.H.Calvert), Gertrude Norman as Mrs. Tobias Greene, Lowell Drew as Chester Greene, Morgan Farley as Rex Greene, Brandon Hurst as Sproot, Augusta Burmeister as Mrs. Gertrude Mannheim (as Augusta Burmester), Marcia Harris as Hemming (as Marcia Hariss) Veda Buckland as Nurse, Shep Camp as Medical Examiner, Charles E. Evans as Lawyer Canon, Helena Phillips Evans as Miss O'Brien – Police Nurse, Mildred Golden as Barton, Harry Strang as Cop in House
Plot : Plot/Story Not found.
Run Time : 69 min
Country : USA
Company : Paramount Pictures

Bulldog Drummond (1929)

Director : F. Richard Jones
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Cast : Ronald Colman as Hugh Drummond, Claud Allister as Algy Longworth (as Claude Allister), Lawrence Grant as Dr. Lakington, Montagu Love as Peterson, Wilson Benge as Danny, Joan Bennett as Phyllis, Lilyan Tashman as Irma, Charles Sellon as Travers, Adolph Milar as Marcovitch, Tetsu Komai as Chong, Gertrude Short as Barmaid, Donald Novis as Country Boy Tom Ricketts as Colonel
Plot : Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond is a British WWI veteran who longs for the raison d’

Trent's Last Case (1929)

Director : Howard Hawks
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Mystery
Cast : Raymond Griffith as Philip Trent, Marceline Day as Evelyn Manderson, Raymond Hatton as Joshua Cupples, Donald Crisp as Sigsbee Manderson, Lawrence Gray as Jack Marlowe, Nicholas Soussanin as Martin, Anita Garvin as Ottilie Dunois, Edgar Kennedy as Inspector Murch (as Ed Kennedy)
Plot : Plot/Story Not found.
Run Time : 66 min
Country : USA
Company : Fox Film Corporation

Seven Footprints to Satan (1929)

Director : Benjamin Christensen
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Cast : Thelma Todd as Eve, Creighton Hale as Jim, Sheldon Lewis as The Spider, William V. Mong as The Professor, Sôjin as Sojin (as Sojin), Laska Winters as Satan's Mistress (as Laska Winter), Ivan Christy as Jim's valet, DeWitt Jennings as Uncle Joe, Nora Cecil as Old witch, Kalla Pasha as Prof. von Viede, Harry Tenbrook as Eve's chauffeur, Cissy Fitzgerald as Old lady, Angelo Rossitto as The dwarf, Thelma McNeil as Tall girl Charles Gemora as Gorilla, Louis Mercier as Satanist, Julian Rivero as Satanist, Dick Sutherland as Bit Role, Loretta Young as One of Satan's victims
Plot : A youthful grown grown woman of neighborhood requests to brand an excursion to Africa, on the peculiar hand his fiancée asks him since aid about…
Run Time : 60 min | Italy:77 min
Country : USA
Company : First National Pictures

The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1929)

Director : Basil Dean
Release Date : 1929
Genre : Mystery
Cast : Clive Brook as Sherlock Holmes, H. Reeves-Smith as Dr. Watson, Betty Lawford as Mary Watson, Charles Hay as Captain Longmore, Phillips Holmes as Roger Longmore, Donald Crisp as Colonel Moran, Harry T. Morey as Professor Moriarty, Hubert Druce as Sergeant Gripper
Plot : Plot/Story Not found.
Run Time : 71 min
Country : USA
Company : Paramount Pictures