Murder at the Vanities
Murder at the Vanities (1934)

+The Earl Carroll Vanities, a popular Broadway revue of the 1930s and '40s, is the setting for this murder mystery interspersed with an assortment of variety acts, including Duke Ellington performing "Ebony Rhapsody" and a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 1, 1934
DVD 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