A homely hunchback supplies the radio voice for a handsome but untalented singer. When the radio star is murdered the "phantom" singer is unjustly arrested for the crime.
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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 13 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: April 27, 2004
- Originally Released: 1933
- Label: Alpha Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Ralph Forbes, Vivienne Osborne, Gail Patrick, Guinn "Big Boy" Williams & George "Gabby" Hayes|
|Performer:||George "Gabby" Hayes, Gail Patrick & Guinn "Big Boy" Williams|
|Directed by||Phil Rosen|
|Screenplay by||Tristram Tupper|
Description by OLDIES.com:
A radio crooner and his hunchbacked accompanist (Ralph Forbes) become so famous for their daily broadcasts that gangsters try to muscle in on their lucrative career. But there is a dark secret behind each of the singer's programs and soon a cold-blooded murder stops the music. This absorbing, musical mystery is from an era when radio was king and superstars were heard --- but rarely seen.
A disfigured crooner hides behind the scenes, and allows someone else to lip-sync to his voice and receive the fame and attention that should be his. When the lip-syncer is murdered the crooner is immediatly thought to be a prime suspect. AKA "Phantom of the Air."
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This period murder movie has it all... Movie Lover: RAM from Oil City, PA US -- September, 27, 2007
Art Deco sets...crooners...unrequited love...and murder!!! This is a very entertaining movie even though there is no attempt to hide the actual murderer. Enjoy!
- Sales Rank: 3,276
- UPC: 089218439499
- Shipping Weight: 0.27/lbs (approx)
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