Murder at the Vanities
Murder at the Vanities (1934)

This murder mystery, set backstage during a musical revue, concerns the efforts of a detective (Victor McLaglen) to solve a series of killings. After a fellow private eye is killed before the show, he begins to investigate the growing… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 5, 1987
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

One of the unsung gems of pre-Code film.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

'Murder of the Musical' would be a better name.

Fernando F. Croce

The nutty tessitura of this "investigation set to music" encompasses everything from Toby Wing's giggly squeal to an astonishing blend of classicism and hot jazz

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Sean Axmaker
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... fast-moving, fast-talking, sexy little entertainment...

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jay nixon
Murder mystery with a musical backdrop shows its age but has some interesting numbers in particular Duke Ellington's orchestra's production and the… More