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The Studio Murder Mystery

The Studio Murder Mystery is a 1929 American mystery film directed by Frank Tuttle and written by Ethel Doherty, A. Channing Edington, Carmen Ballen Edington, Joseph L. Mankiewicz and Frank Tuttle. The film stars Neil Hamilton, Doris Hill, Warner Oland, Fredric March, Chester Conklin, Florence Eldridge and Guy Oliver. The film was released on June 1, 1929, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2]

The Studio Murder Mystery
Directed byFrank Tuttle
Produced byVictor D. Voyda
Screenplay byEthel Doherty
A. Channing Edington
Carmen Ballen Edington
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Frank Tuttle
StarringNeil Hamilton
Doris Hill
Warner Oland
Fredric March
Chester Conklin
Florence Eldridge
Guy Oliver
Music byKarl Hajos
CinematographyVictor Milner
Edited byMerrill G. White
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • June 1, 1929 (1929-06-01)
Running time
62 minutes
CountryUnited States
Doris Hill and Neil Hamilton in The Studio Murder Mystery (1929)


Richard Hardell, an actor who has had many affairs, is murdered at a movie studio. His jealous wife Blanche, his director Rupert Borka, and a girl he mistreated, Helen MacDonald, all have reasons for wanting him dead.



  1. ^ "The-Studio-Murder-Mystery - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes -". Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  2. ^ "The Studio Murder Mystery". Retrieved 14 February 2015.

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