The Garden Murder Case
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The Garden Murder Case
Edmund Lowe made his only screen appearance as S. S. Van Dine's dilettante sleuth Philo Vance in The Garden Murder Case. The story wastes no time getting started, with Floyd Garden (Douglas Walton) being killed in the first reel from a fall in a steeplechase. It looks like an accident -- but then, so do the subsequent deaths of Lowe Hammle (Gene Lockhart) and Mrs. Fenwick-Ralston (Frieda Inescourt). The police are baffled, but Philo Vance (Lowe) deduces that the victims were done in by a very clever -- and very deadly -- hypnotist. The revelation of the killer's identity won't be… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Another Philo Vance entry with familiar MGM contract players, including Edmund Lowe as Vance. Nat Pendleton adds some humor. Mostly forgettable."
‑ Paul Chambers, Movie Chambers
"Edmund Lowe making his only screen appearance as S. S. Van Dine's dilettante wealthy sleuth Philo Vance in The Garden Murder Case is a fruitful one."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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