Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Murder by the Clock (1931)

Starring William “Stage” Boyd, Lilyan Tashman, and Irving Pichel; directed by Edward Sloman

In this 1931 murder-mystery, Lilyan Tashman plays a femme fatale who convinces first her husband to kill his Aunt. Once the murder has been committed, she seduces her husband’s dim-witted cousin to kill her husband in order to inherit a substantial fortune.

The Kentucky Theatre, lobby entrance decorated to promote Murder By The Clock, 8/7/1931, Lafayette Studios collection #1095c