A Slight Case of Murder
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A Slight Case of Murder
Slight Case of Murder is a breakneck-paced comedy starring Edward G. Robinson as a tough but good-hearted bootlegger. When Prohibition is repealed, Robinson faces a financial crisis: His beer tastes so awful that no one wants to drink it legally. As an additional headache, Robinson is under scrutiny from the Law, which is waiting to slip the cuffs on him for the slightest infraction. He arrives at his rented Saratoga mansion with his wife (Ruth Donnelly), daughter (Jane Bryan) and adopted son (Bobby Jordan), only to discover that a killer has left four corpses in his bedroom. Robinson and his… More

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"Outdated mildly amusing black comedy that spoofs the gangster film."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"It works as a parody of old gangster movies; it works as a screwball comedy of the era; and it remains as funny today as when it was made."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
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