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The Woman in Room 13 (1932 film)

The Woman in Room 13 is a 1932 American pre-Code mystery film directed by Henry King and adapted by Guy Bolton from the play of the same name. The film stars Elissa Landi, Ralph Bellamy, Neil Hamilton, Myrna Loy, Gilbert Roland and Walter Walker. The film was released on May 15, 1932, by Fox Film Corporation.

The Woman in Room 13
Directed byHenry King
Screenplay byGuy Bolton (screenplay)
Max Marcin (play)
Samuel Shipman (play)
Percival Wilde (play)
StarringElissa Landi
Ralph Bellamy
Neil Hamilton
Myrna Loy
Gilbert Roland
Walter Walker
CinematographyJohn F. Seitz
Edited byAlfred DeGaetano
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
  • May 15, 1932 (1932-05-15)
Running time
67 minutes
CountryUnited States


Laura Bruce is divorced from her husband following an unpleasant matrimonial term. She then marries Paul Ramsey, whom she has always loved. Dick Turner, his employer and enamored of Laura, sends her husband away on a business trip. A murder is committed and detective John Bruce seeks to fasten the crime upon Paul. After he fails to do so, a happy ending results.




The film is a remake of a 1920 silent film with Pauline Frederick.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ "The Woman in Room 13 (1932) - Overview". Retrieved 2015-10-18.
  2. ^ Hall, Mordaunt (1932-05-21). "Reserved for Ladies (review)". Retrieved 2015-10-18.
  3. ^ "The Woman in Room 13". Retrieved 2015-10-18.

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