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A Shot in the Dark (1935)





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In this thriller, the trouble begins when a series of murders occurs on a quiet New England college campus. A young man loses his dorm mate and this inspires his father, an amateur detective, to begin looking into the puzzling case. It takes a while but he finally discovers that the killings were part of a conspiracy. The killers, who used an air gun to commit their crimes, murdered their victims so they could gain free access to their inheritances.


Charles Starrett
as Kenneth "Ken" Harris
Robert Warwick
as Joseph Harris
James Bush
as Byron Coates
Marion Shilling
as Jean Coates
Edward Van Sloan
as Prof. Bostwick
Doris Lloyd
as Mrs. Coates
Julian Madison
as Charlie Penlon
Ralph Brooks
as Sam Anderson
Eddie Tamblyn
as Bill Smart
Bob McKenzie
as Sheriff
Herbert Bunston
as College President
John Davidson
as Prof. Brand
Jane Keckley
as Housekeeper
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