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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 (1938)

By Beatrice on Dec 5, 2013 From Flickers in Time

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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Remy Marco: But first I want you to meet some of the folks and have a little fun, you know. They're old friends of mine... great people!
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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Several actors in studio records/casting call lists did not appear or were not identifiable in this movie. These were (with their character names): William Worthington (Banker), Isabel La Mal (French Teacher), Al Bridge (Tony - Factory Worker) and John Harron (Freddie).
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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