The Best Mystery Movies of the 1930s

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The Thin Man

1934    W.S. Van Dyke    Not Rated

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Crime

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The Lady Vanishes

1938    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Mystery

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The Maltese Falcon

1931    Roy Del Ruth    Not Rated

Detective Film    Mystery    Pre-Code Hollywood

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After the Thin Man

1936    W.S. Van Dyke    Not Rated

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Crime

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Sabotage

1936    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Mystery    Psychological Thriller    Spy Film

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Another Thin Man

1939    W.S. Van Dyke    Not Rated

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Crime

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

1939    Sidney Lanfield    Not Rated

Crime    Detective Film    Horror

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

1939    Alfred L. Werker    Not Rated

Crime    Mystery    Thriller

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The Kennel Murder Case

1933    Michael Curtiz    Not Rated

Crime    Detective Film    Mystery

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Doctor X

1932    Michael Curtiz    Rated PG

Horror    Mystery    Pre-Code Hollywood

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Mystery of the Wax Museum

1933    Michael Curtiz    Not Rated

Drama    Gothic Film    Horror

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Murder!

1930    Alfred Hitchcock    Rated PG

Crime    Detective Film    Mystery

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

1937    Carl Lamac    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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Penthouse

1933    W.S. Van Dyke    Not Rated

Comedy    Crime    Mystery

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Mark of the Vampire

1935    Tod Browning    Not Rated

Gothic Film    Horror    Mystery

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The Vampire Bat

1933    Frank R. Strayer    Not Rated

Horror    Mystery    Vampire Film

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Star of Midnight

1935    Stephen Roberts    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Detective Film

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The Mad Miss Manton

1938    Leigh Jason    Not Rated

Comedy    Crime    Crime Comedy

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Evelyn Prentice

1934    William K. Howard    Not Rated

Detective Film    Drama    Mystery

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