A Slight Case of Murder (1938) was a Comedy - Crime Film directed by Lloyd Bacon and produced by Hal B. Wallis, Jack L. Warner and Samuel Bischoff.
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A Slight Case of Murder Directed by Lloyd Bacon Written by Earl Baldwin and Joseph Schrank from a play by Damon Runyan and Howard Lindsay 1938/USA Warner Bros. First viewing Douglas Fairbanks Rosenbloom: Because I want more to E-A-T, you old C-O-W. Edward G. Robinson is always a pleasure to watch bu... Read full article
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Mr. Whitewood: I've met some of them already.
Remy Marco: Yeah?
Mr. Whitewood: Some rather whimsical ones.
Remy Marco: Who? Oh... , the only one who sings here is the singer. Never studied a note in his life.
Mr. Whitewood: Yes, I can hear that.
Remy Marco: Come on in, honey, into the music room.
Nora Marco: Music room? Up to now this has always been the slot machine room.
Remy Marco: Well, that's all going to be changing now. We got to start putting on plenty of class. Oh, and by the way, have Mike take the spittoons out of the living room.
Remy Marco: Sure, I'm legit. I'm in favor of law and order. But you don't have to have it right in your own house, do you?
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The play opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 11 September 1935 and closed in October 1935 after 69 performances. The opening night cast included John Harrington as Remy Marco and Georgia Caine as Nora Marco. Future screen star 'José Ferrer (I)' played a Policeman.
In the original theatrical trailer, Edward G. Robinson as himself, talks to Mark Hellinger about this, his forthcoming picture.
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