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Death from a Distance (1935)

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68 min | Mystery, Thriller

While a distinguished astronomer is giving a lecture in a planetarium, a shot rings out and one of the audience members is found dead. A tough detective and a brassy female reporter lock horns as they both try to break the case.
Writer
John W. Krafft (story and screenplay) (as John W. Kraft)
Cinematographer
M.A. Anderson (as M.A. Andersen)
Editor
Roland D. Reed (as Roland Reed)
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Updated Jul 3, 1935

Release date
Sep 17, 1935 (United States)

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26 cast members
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Russell Hopton
Det. Lt. Ted Mallory Det. Lt. Ted Mallory   See fewer
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Lola Lane
Kay Palmer Kay Palmer   See fewer
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George F. Marion
Jim Gray (as George Marion Sr.) Jim Gray (as George Marion Sr.)   See fewer
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Lee Kohlmar
Prof. Ernst Einfeld Prof. Ernst Einfeld   See fewer
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John St. Polis
Prof. Trowbridge Prof. Trowbridge   See fewer
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Lew Kelly
Det. Regan Det. Regan   See fewer
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E.H. Calvert
District Attorney (as Capt. E.H. Calvert) District Attorney (as Capt. E.H. Calvert)   See fewer
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Wheeler Oakman
Langsdale, aka George Fremont Langsdale, aka George Fremont   See fewer
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Robert Frazer
Morgan (as Robert Frazier) Morgan (as Robert Frazier)   See fewer
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Cornelius Keefe
Clay Gorman Clay Gorman   See fewer
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John Davidson
Ahmad Haidru Ahmad Haidru   See fewer
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John Dilson
Newspaper Editor McConnell Newspaper Editor McConnell   See fewer
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Lynton Brent
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Brooks
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles K. French
Manning (uncredited) Manning (uncredited)   See fewer
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Creighton Hale
Witness (uncredited) Witness (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Hall
Medical Examiner Ross (uncredited) Medical Examiner Ross (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Keckley
Witness (uncredited) Witness (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank LaRue
Desk Sergeant (uncredited) Desk Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joel Lyon
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eric Mayne
Witness (uncredited) Witness (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Price
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Rush
Det. Patterson (uncredited) Det. Patterson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forrest Taylor
Lecture Guest (uncredited) Lecture Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herb Vigran
Police Photographer (uncredited) Police Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles West
Fingerprint Expert (uncredited) Fingerprint Expert (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.4 / 10 | 122 votes