Whistling in the Dark (1933)

Genres - Comedy, Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Farce  |   Run Time - 78 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this crime-comedy, an aspiring pulp writer elopes with a young woman and ends up in a boot-legger's lair. There he decides to impress his bride and the crooks with a story about the perfect murder. The crime boss likes the idea and uses it to plot the demise of his arch rival. When the would-be author learns of the plot, he and his wife do all they can to protect the hapless victim.

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bride, criminal, detective, escape, gangster, henchman, investigator, killing, kingpin, murder, owner, perfection, perpetrators, prevention, scheme, struggle, underworld, writing