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Slight Case Of Murder

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Tookey's Rating
6 /10
Average Rating
7.50 /10
Edward G. Robinson , Jane Bryan, Ruth Donnelly
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Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
Written by: Earl Baldwin, Joseph Schrank from the play by Damon Runyon, Howard Lindsay

Released: 1938
Origin: US
Colour: BW
Length: 85

At the end of Prohibition, an ex-bootlegger (Edward G. Robinson) discovers that, though he is innocent of murder, his house is full of his rivals' corpses.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Funny, frantic farce, now unjustly forgotten. Robinson parodies some of his former roles, and shows a surprising talent for comedy. Poorly remade as Stop, You're Killing Me (1953), starring Broderick Crawford.

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