Murder at Glen Athol

Murder at Glen Athol

Director: Frank Strayer Cast: John Miljan, Irene Ware, Noel Madison

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Overview

The "Crime Club" detective-novel series spawned a film counterpart in 1935, which for the next four years bounced around such studios as Warner Bros., Universal, and Chesterfield. The last-named company's contribution was Murder at Glen Athol, based on a novel by Norman Lippincott. Usually cast as an oily villain, John Miljan heads the cast as detective Bill Holt, who has suspects aplenty to choose from when the titular murder takes place. The catalyst for the killing -- and all follow-up killings -- is faithless wife Muriel Randall, an uncharacteristic assignment for brassy blonde character-comedienne Iris Adrian. As was usually the case in the Chesterfield product, Murder at Glen Athol is populated by several former silent-movie favorites, including Barry Norton, Betty Blythe (heavily disguised as an old lady, which she wasn't at the time) and Robert Frazer.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/09/2015
UPC: 0644827677627
Original Release: 1936
Source: Reel Vault
Sales rank: 42,860

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Miljan Bill Holt
Irene Ware Jane Maxwell
Noel Madison Gus Colleti
Barry Norton Tom Randel
Iris Adrian Muriel Randel
Oscar Apfel Reuben Marshall
Betty Blythe Ann Randel
James P. Burtis Mike Jeffries
Harry Holman Campbell Snowden
James C. Eagles Harry Randel
Wilson Benge Simpson
Paul Ellis Cosmano
Henry Hull Dr. Burgher
Frank O'Connor McGurn
Robert W. Frazer Dr. Agnew
Sidney Bracey Jenkins
E.H. Calvert District Attorney McDougal
Henry Hall Dr. Burgher
Lew Kelly Actor

Technical Credits
Frank Strayer Director
M.A. Andersen Cinematographer
Maury M. Cohen Producer
John Krafft Screenwriter
Roland D. Reed Editor

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