The Man at Six (1931)

Genres - Crime, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller, Detective Film  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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As the curtain rises, the faithful butler to an elderly dowager is found murdered. The dowager herself is found nowhere -- she's completely disappeared, and foul play is suspected. Scotland Yard investigates, but the detectives are stymied by the fact that the suspects all have airtight alibis -- all supplied by the other suspects. Heroine Anne Grey tries to piece together the clues herself, and the results lead her into the clutches of a gang of jewel smugglers. Based on a play by Jack Celestin and Jack DeLeon, The Man at Six was released in the U.S. as The Gables Mystery, which was also the title of the 1938 remake.



alibi, butler, detective, dowager, investigation, jewel, murder, smuggling