Million Dollar Ransom

Million Dollar Ransom is a 1934 American drama film directed by Murray Roth and written by William R. Lipman and Ben Ryan. The film stars Phillips Holmes, Edward Arnold, Mary Carlisle, Wini Shaw, Andy Devine and Robert Gleckler.[1][2][3] The film was released on September 1, 1934, by Universal Pictures.

Million Dollar Ransom
Directed byMurray Roth
Screenplay byWilliam R. Lipman
Ben Ryan
Produced byCarl Laemmle, Jr.
StarringPhillips Holmes
Edward Arnold
Mary Carlisle
Wini Shaw
Andy Devine
Robert Gleckler
CinematographyGeorge Robinson
Edited byMurray Seldeen
Music byEdward Ward
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • September 1, 1934 (1934-09-01)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States


To stop his mother from marrying a man he doesn't like, a young millionaire hires an ex-con help him fake his own kidnapping.



  1. ^ "Million Dollar Ransom (1934) - Overview". Retrieved 2016-01-13.
  2. ^ Sennwald, Andre (1934-09-19). "Movie Review - Million Dollar Ransom - THE SCREEN; Damon Runyon Investigates the 'Sneeze Racket,' in 'Million Dollar Ransom,' at the Rialto". Retrieved 2016-01-13.
  3. ^ "Million Dollar Ransom". Retrieved 2016-01-13.

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