The President's Mystery

The President's Mystery


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The screenplay for this mystery is based upon a story suggested to Liberty Magazine by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. It is the tale of a prominent lawyer who shocks his snooty friends, family and colleagues by abruptly abandoning his successful practice and his wife to find true happiness. He soon falls in love with another woman and continues to keep a low profile until he learns that his first wife stands accused of murdering him.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/26/2006
UPC: 0089218517197
Original Release: 1936
Source: Alpha Video
Presentation: [B&W]
Time: 0:53:00
Sales rank: 83,984

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Henry Wilcoxon James Blake
Betty Furness Charlotte
Sidney Blackmer Sartes
Evelyn Brent Ilka Blake
Barnett Parker Roger, Butler
Mel Ruick Andrew
Wade Boteler Sheriff
John Wray Shane
Guy Usher Police Lieutenant
Robert E. Homans Sergeant
Si Jenks Earl
Arthur Aylesworth Joe Reed

Technical Credits
Phil Rosen Director
Lester Cole Screenwriter
Nat Levine Producer
Ernest W. Miller Cinematographer
Hugo Riesenfeld Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Murray Seldeen Editor
Robert L. Simpson Editor
Nathanael West Screenwriter

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The President's Mystery
2. Chapter 1 [4:34]
3. Chapter 2 [10:01]
4. Chapter 3 [11:00]
5. Chapter 4 [9:29]
6. Chapter 5 [8:34]
7. Chapter 6 [7:14]

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