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The Donovan Affair (1929)

Passed | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 11 April 1929 (USA)
The lights go out at a high-society dinner party and one of the guests is murdered. The police are summoned and Inspector Killian shows up, with his assistant Carney. In order to get a ... See full summary »

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(as Frank R. Capra)

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(play), (screenplay) (as Howard Green) | 2 more credits »
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The lights go out at a high-society dinner party and one of the guests is murdered. The police are summoned and Inspector Killian shows up, with his assistant Carney. In order to get a clear picture of what took place, Killany decides to have the crime re-enacted (with a substitute for the murdered man.) The lights are turned out, and another man is murdered. This doesn't faze the Inspector one little bit, and he asks for a third re-enactment. The suspect list dwindles. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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