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The Bishop Murder Case (1930)





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With only an arrow, a chess piece and the rhymes of Mother Goose to guide him, Philo Vance begins investigating a series of bizarre murders in this mystery.


Basil Rathbone
as Philo Vance
Leila Hyams
as Belle Dillard
Roland Young
as Sigurd 'Erik' Arnesson
Zelda Sears
as Mrs. Otto Drukker
George F. Marion
as Adolph Drukker
Alec B. Francis
as Prof. Bertrand Dillard
Bodil Rosing
as Grete Menzel
Carroll Nye
as John E. Sprigg
James Donlan
as Sgt. Ernest Heath
Clarence Geldert
as District Attorney Markham
Delmer Daves
as Raymond Sperling
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Critic Reviews for The Bishop Murder Case

All Critics (2)

Stars a pre-Sherlock Holmes Basil Rathbone as Philo Vance. Overly melodramatic murder yarn with the cast throwing their voices like it was a stage production.

March 10, 2013 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

On the same level as Charlie Chan; pick your poison.

August 4, 2010 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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