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A Shot in the Dark (1935)

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69 min | Mystery, Thriller

The apparent hanging of a suicidal student is revealed to be murder, as he was already dead when the noose was placed around his neck, killed by a sharp needle that penetrated the back of his skull with great force.
Writers
Clifford Orr (novel "The Dartmouth Murders") | Charles Belden (adaptation) (as Charles S. Belden) (screenplay) (as Charles S. Belden)
Cinematographer
M.A. Anderson (as M.A. Andersen)
Editor
Roland D. Reed (as Roland Reed)
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Updated Feb 1, 1935

Release date
Feb 1, 1935 (United States)

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17 cast members
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Charles Starrett
Kenneth 'Ken' Harris Kenneth 'Ken' Harris   See fewer
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Robert Warwick
Joseph Harris Joseph Harris   See fewer
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Edward Van Sloan
Prof. Bostwick Prof. Bostwick   See fewer
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Marion Shilling
Jean Coates Jean Coates   See fewer
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Helen Jerome Eddy
Miss Lottie Case Miss Lottie Case   See fewer
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Doris Lloyd
Lucille Coates Lucille Coates   See fewer
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James Bush
Byron Coates / John Meseraux Byron Coates / John Meseraux   See fewer
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Julian Madison
Charlie Penlon Charlie Penlon   See fewer
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Eddie Tamblyn
Bill Smart Bill Smart   See fewer
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Ralph Brooks
Sam Anderson Sam Anderson   See fewer
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Robert McKenzie
Sheriff Sheriff   See fewer
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John Davidson
Prof. Brand Prof. Brand   See fewer
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Herbert Bunston
College President College President   See fewer
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George Morrell
Deputy Ab Barber Deputy Ab Barber   See fewer
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Broderick O'Farrell
Dr. Howell Dr. Howell   See fewer
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Jane Keckley
Bostwick's Housekeeper Bostwick's Housekeeper   See fewer
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Eric Mayne
Professor at Service (uncredited) Professor at Service (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

5.5 / 10 | 123 votes