To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

The Dragon Murder Case (film)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Dragon Murder Case
The Dragon Murder Case-Poster.jpg
Poster of The Dragon Murder Case
Directed byH. Bruce Humberstone
Written byF. Hugh Herbert
Robert N. Lee
Rian James (adaptation)
Based onthe novel The Dragon Murder Case
by S. S. Van Dine
StarringWarren William
Margaret Lindsay
Lyle Talbot
Production
company
Distributed bya Warner Bros.-First National Picture
Release date
  • August 25, 1934 (1934-08-25)
Running time
65-68 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

The Dragon Murder Case is a 1934 mystery film adaptation of the novel of the same name by S. S. Van Dine, starring Warren William as private detective Philo Vance.

Plot

The movie features a large dragon illustration behind the opening and closing credits. Monty Montague disappears after diving into a natural pool of water on an estate. Several people dive in, but there is no trace of him. Philo Vance and the District Attorney come to investigate and decide to drain the pool. They are told that there are potholes near the pool, and Montague's body is found at the bottom of a very deep pothole. His body has claw marks on it, consistent with the superstition that a dragon inhabits the pool.

Cast

Reception

In his The New York Times review, Mordaunt Hall found that the "denouement is scarcely satisfactory, for it is not quite clear how Mr. Vance reaches his conclusions." Also, in his opinion, "Mr. William, while he does fair work, is not as easy and smooth in the rôle as was  Mr. [William] Powell."[1]

References

  1. ^ Mordaunt Hall (August 23, 1934). "The Dragon Murder Case (1934) / THE SCREEN; Warren William, Margaret Lindsay and Eugene Pallette in a New Van Dine Murder Mystery". The New York Times.

External links


This page was last edited on 8 August 2020, at 01:02
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.