Mystery of the White Room

Mystery of the White Room is a 1939 American mystery film directed by Otis Garrett and starring Bruce Cabot, Helen Mack and Joan Woodbury.[1] A surgeon is killed during the middle of an operation when the hospital room is thrown into darkness. The police investigate to find out who is behind the murder.

Mystery of the White Room
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Directed byOtis Garrett
Produced byIrving Starr
Written byAlex Gottlieb
James G. Edwards (novel)
StarringBruce Cabot
Helen Mack
Joan Woodbury
Music byCharles Previn
CinematographyJohn W. Boyle
Edited byHarry Keller
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
March 17, 1939
Running time
58 minutes
CountryUnited States



  1. ^ Weaver & Brunas p.441


  • Tom Weaver & John Brunas. Universal Horrors: The Studio’s Classic Films, 1931–1946. McFarland, 2011.

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