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The Kennel Murder Case (1933)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 21, 2018 From 4 Star Films

It’s happened in some well-documented cases that the same actor has played two characters?that feel nominally?similar and based on this cursory level of comparison the general public has been forever befuddled. You could cite some notable examples being Bogart playing Sam Spade and Phillip Mar... Read full article


The Kennel Murder Case (1933)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 21, 2018 From 4 Star Films

It’s happened in some well-documented cases that the same actor has played two characters?that feel nominally?similar and based on this cursory level of comparison the general public has been forever befuddled. You could cite some notable examples being Bogart playing Sam Spade and Phillip Mar... Read full article


The Kennel Murder Case, A Keen, Kanine Kinetic, Killing Kind of Movie, With a Tasty Kernel Named Vance; Happy Anniversary!

By C. S. Williams on Oct 28, 2016 From Classic Film Aficionados

What could be better than Philo Vance, the suave, debonair, fascinating, intelligent, erudite detective portrayed by the suave, debonair, fascinating, intelligent,?erudite actor, William Powell? Little can best the seventy-three minutes spent with this gem of a mystery based on the novel written of ... Read full article


The Kennel Murder Case, A Keen, Kanine Kinetic, Killing Kind of Movie, With a Tasty Kernel Named Vance; Happy Anniversary!

By C. S. Williams on Oct 28, 2016 From Classic Film Aficionados

What could be better than Philo Vance, the suave, debonair, fascinating, intelligent, erudite detective portrayed by the suave, debonair, fascinating, intelligent,?erudite actor, William Powell? Little can best the seventy-three minutes spent with this gem of a mystery based on the novel written of ... Read full article


The Kennel Murder Case, A Keen, Kanine Kinetic, Killing Kind of Movie, With a Tasty Kernel Named Vance; Happy Anniversary!

By C. S. Williams on Oct 28, 2015 From Classic Film Aficionados

What could be better than Philo Vance, the suave, debonair, fascinating, intelligent, erudite detective portrayed by the suave, debonair, fascinating, intelligent,?erudite actor, William Powell? Little can best the seventy-three minutes spent with this gem of a mystery based on the novel written of ... Read full article


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Philo Vance: Well, if you knew Archer Coe, you would know that suicide would be almost a psychological impossibility for him.
Dist. Atty. Markham: Psychological, bosh! Now two and two make four, don't they?
Philo Vance: How do you know you have two and two?


Dr. Doremus: I'm the city butcher, not a detective.


[while posing Doris with her champion dog and his numerous awards, the photographer hikes the lady's skirt to show her shapely legs]
Photographer at Dog Show: There! That's great!
[Doris rearranges her skirt to cover her legs]
Doris Delafield: Sorry, boys, but these are not trophies.


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Facts about

William Powell's last appearance as Philo Vance.
Warner Brothers failed to renew this film's copyright, and as a result, it is now public domain.
Dr Doremus' repeated line "I'm a Doctor not a..." was later used as the catchphrase of DeForest Kelley's character Dr Leonard "Bones" McCoy on the sci-series Star Trek.
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