Murder in the Private Car
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Murder in the Private Car
Harry Beaumont, a director-composer most closely associated with MGM's musical product, does a nice job handling the tongue-in-cheek melodramatics of Murder in the Private Car. Charlie Ruggles goes through his standard drunken-detective act as amateur gumshoe Scott, who stumbles onto a dead body when he wanders into the wrong train car. Despite the fact that the private car can only be locked from the inside, several more murders occur within its walls. This means plenty of trouble for heroine Ruth (Mary Carlisle), who'd rented the car for a cross-country journey of vital importance.… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It might not make too much sense, but it was good escapist fun."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"... a lightweight programmer with a capricious attitude toward plotting and a script unencumbered by logic."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Turner Classic Movies Online
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