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The Bishop Murder Case (1930)

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88 min | Drama, Mystery

When the body of a man nicknamed "Cock Robin" is found with an arrow in the heart on an archery range along with a chess bishop as a clue, Philo Vance investigates.
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Directors
David Burton (stage direction by) | Nick Grinde (screen direction by) (as Nick Grindé)
Writers
S.S. Van Dine (from the book by) | Lenore J. Coffee (adaptation, scenario and dialogue by)
Cinematographer
Roy F. Overbaugh (photographed by) (as Roy Overbaugh)
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Updated Jan 3, 1930

Release date
Jan 3, 1930 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Basil Rathbone
Philo Vance Philo Vance   See fewer
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Leila Hyams
Belle Dillard Belle Dillard   See fewer
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Roland Young
Sigurd Arnesson Sigurd Arnesson   See fewer
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Alec B. Francis
Professor Bertrand Dillard Professor Bertrand Dillard   See fewer
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George F. Marion
Adolph Drukker Adolph Drukker   See fewer
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Zelda Sears
Mrs. Otto Drukker Mrs. Otto Drukker   See fewer
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Bodil Rosing
Grete Menzel Grete Menzel   See fewer
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Carroll Nye
John E. Sprigg John E. Sprigg   See fewer
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Charles Quatermaine
John Pardee (as Charles Quartermaine) John Pardee (as Charles Quartermaine)   See fewer
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James Donlan
Ernest Heath Ernest Heath   See fewer
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Sidney Bracey
Pyne (as Sydney Bracey) Pyne (as Sydney Bracey)   See fewer
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Clarence Geldart
John F.-X. Markham John F.-X. Markham   See fewer
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Delmer Daves
Raymond Sperling Raymond Sperling   See fewer
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Richard Cramer
Detective in Park (uncredited) Detective in Park (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Fanning
Officer Manning (uncredited) Officer Manning (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marcia Mae Jones
Hungry Child in Park (uncredited) Hungry Child in Park (uncredited)   See fewer
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Broderick O'Farrell
Dr. Van Pelt (uncredited) Dr. Van Pelt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Scott
Child with Book in Park (uncredited) Child with Book in Park (uncredited)   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 425 votes