Western Limited (1932)

60 or 65 mins | Drama | 5 August 1932

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HISTORY

According to a Jun 1932 Var news item, Ivan Lebedeff, Marian Shockley and Phillips Smalley were cast in the film. Their contribution to the final film has not been ... More Less

According to a Jun 1932 Var news item, Ivan Lebedeff, Marian Shockley and Phillips Smalley were cast in the film. Their contribution to the final film has not been determined. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
12-Oct-32
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Harrison's Reports
29 Oct 32
p. 174.
New York Times
12 Dec 32
p. 18.
Variety
28 Jun 32
p. 6.
Variety
18 Oct 32
p. 19.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A C. C. Burr Production
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
DETAILS
Release Date:
5 August 1932
Physical Properties:
Sound
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
60 or 65
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

A wealthy woman is robbed of her jewels during a masquerade ball, and one of the suspects is her personal secretary. All of the suspects board a train, where the secretary falls in love with the main suspect, and another suspect is murdered. When they arrive in another city, the suspects are transported to the district attorney's office, where it is revealed that the main suspect is actually a detective for the company that insured the jewels. It is revealed that the thief was also responsible for the murder and he is arrested. The personal secretary is cleared of suspicion, and she and the detective fall in ... +


A wealthy woman is robbed of her jewels during a masquerade ball, and one of the suspects is her personal secretary. All of the suspects board a train, where the secretary falls in love with the main suspect, and another suspect is murdered. When they arrive in another city, the suspects are transported to the district attorney's office, where it is revealed that the main suspect is actually a detective for the company that insured the jewels. It is revealed that the thief was also responsible for the murder and he is arrested. The personal secretary is cleared of suspicion, and she and the detective fall in love. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Crime


Subject

Subject (Minor):
Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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