One Frightened Night
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One Frightened Night
Hoping to avoid the new inheritance tax, eccentric millionaire Jasper Whyte (Charles Grapewin) gathers together his greedy relatives and associates and announces that he intends to give away his fortune to his long-lost granddaughter Doris -- but if she doesn't show up for the reading of the will, the money will be divided evenly among the heirs. Among those present are two girls (Mary Carlisle and Evalyn Knapp) who both claim to be Doris. When one of the girls is poisoned, Whyte's heirs waste no time blaming each other for the murder. After an attempt on the life of the remaining… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A flawed production which doesn't hold up to modern standards of thrillers, but it was a fun film mixing melodrama with comedy."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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