Murder on the Roof (1930)

Genres - Crime, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Detective Film, Whodunit  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this crime drama, a down-on-his-luck attorney with connections to a diamond thief is framed for the thief's murder by the owner of the night club whose roof the body was found on. The attorney's daughter sets out to prove her father's innocence and gets a job singing at the club, becoming a local celebrity. With the help of an undercover reporter masquerading as a drunk, she proves that the night club owner was the real murderer, and he is killed in the end.

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celebrity, club [organization], criminal, daughter, death, employment, false-accusation, father, investigation, journalism, killing, lawyer, murder, nightclub, opal, reporter, reputation, robbery, songwriter, town, undercover