A Slight Case of Murder
A Slight Case of Murder (1938)

This comedy stars 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 When Prohibition is repealed, Robinson faces a financial crisis: his beer tastes so awful that no one wants to drink it legally.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,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 26, 1938
DVD Release Date: July 18, 2006
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Outdated mildly amusing black comedy that spoofs the gangster film.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

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.

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Michael Gildea
A Slight Case of Murder is a comedic take on the gangster movie. Edward G. Robinson plays a bootlegger who's forced to go legit once prohibition ends and… More