mystery

A mysterious Chinese woman arrives at Charlie Chan's home and is murdered there shortly afterward. The only clues are the ring with which she introduced herself, and the message "Capt K" she scrawled before dying. The screenplay for this movie is almost identical with that for Mr. Wong in Chinatown. Both were written by Scott Darling.

A murderous bank robber (Hugh Beaumont) on the run from the law hides out in a small town, where he gets a job as a cab driver. He meets a young girl (Frances Rafferty) who is caring for her ill but wealthy aunt. He courts her and they eventually marry. She soon discovers exactly who he is, and finds herself enmeshed in a scheme involving murder and loot from a bank robbery.

Taken from the IMDB: Insurance salesman Albert Tuttle arrives at the Cyrus J. Rutherford estate to sell the millionaire some life insurance. Rutherford is already dead and his heirs have gathered at the mansion to hear the reading of the will. Rutherford's will won't be read until he is properly entombed and the heirs are forced to stay on the premises or be denied their inheritance. Tuttle soon finds himself mixed up in shenanigans involving Rutherford's niece, secret passages, a missing body and murder.

"Middle-aged farmer goes to extreme lengths to protect the dark secret associated with a deserted house on his property. Murky psychological thriller with resonant settings and an emotive Miklos Rozsa score." - noir expert Spencer Selby

George M Cohan stars in the 1917 film of his play based on the often filmed Earl Derr Biggers novel.

Upon receiving a death threat from the "Gorilla", a killer infamous for a string of murders, insurance broker Walter Stevens employs detectives Garrity, Harrigan and Mulligan for protection. The detectives arrive at Stevens' mansion that night, and proceed to explore the house and grounds, and question servants. All to no avail, because as the clock strikes midnight Stevens disappears.

Nancy Drew, reporter for the school newspaper, attempts to clear a girl of murder charges. - IMDB Description

From IMDb: Two members of a show troupe are murdered, and Charlie Chan is called in to solve the case. Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Victor Sen Young, Tanis Chandler, Larry Blake, Kirk Alyn, Rita Quigley, and Anne Nagel This is the last of twenty-two Charlie Chan movies starring Sidney Toler. This movie can also be found here.

A valuable gem from India is stolen in an old dark mansion and it is up to Scotland Yard Inspector Cuff (Charles Irwin) to find out who did it among all the suspects who were in the house.

Philo Vance interrupts a trip to Italy to investigate the murder of a fellow dog fancier. Stars: William Powell, Mary Astor, Eugene Pallette, Ralph Morgan, and Robert McWade IMDb Page this movie can also be found here.

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