Murder at the Vanities

Murder at the Vanities (1934)

Genres - Mystery-Suspense, Romance  |   Release Date - May 18, 1934  |   Run Time - 89 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Murder at the Vanities is a 1934 American Pre-Code musical film based on the 1933 Broadway musical with music by Victor Young. It was released by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Mitchell Leisen, stars Victor McLaglen, Carl Brisson, Jack Oakie, Kitty Carlisle, Gertrude Michael, Toby Wing, and Jessie Ralph. Duke Ellington and his Orchestra are featured in the elaborate finale number. The film is primarily a musical, based on Earl Carroll's long-running Broadway revue Earl Carroll's Vanities, combined with a murder mystery. Songs featured in the film by Arthur Johnston and Sam Coslow include "Cocktails for Two" sung by Brisson, "Marahuana" sung by Michael, "Where Do They Come From (and Where Do They Go)" sung by Carlisle, and "Ebony Rhapsody" by Ellington. In the film, Lucille Ball, Ann Sheridan, and Virginia Davis had small roles as chorines. It was released on DVD (as part of a six disc set entitled "Pre-Code Hollywood Collection") on April 7, 2009.

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Charles B. Middleton, Justice, Murder, Theater

Alternate Titles

Broadwayn mysterio
FI
Cocktail für zwei
AT
Das Phantom der Revue
AT, DE
Eglima sta paraskinia
GR
El crimen del Vanities
ES
Estrela do 'Vanities'
PT
Folyik a tánc, folyik a vér
HU
Il mistero del varietà
IT
Murder At The Vanities
Murder at the Vanities
GB, US
Rythmes d'amour
FR
Segue o Espetáculo
BR
Sensationernas revy
SE
Sensationernes Revy
DK
Убийство от тщеславия
RU
絢爛たる殺人(1934)
JP