The Best Mystery Movies of the 1930s

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The Thin Man 1934, 91 min.

W.S. Van Dyke     Starring: William PowellNat PendletonMinna Gombell

Comedy Thriller    Comedy    Crime

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After the Thin Man 1936, 112 min.

W.S. Van Dyke     Starring: William PowellMyrna LoyJames Stewart

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Crime

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Another Thin Man 1939, 103 min.

W.S. Van Dyke     Starring: William PowellMyrna LoyVirginia Grey

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Crime

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Doctor X 1932, 76 min.

Michael Curtiz     Starring: Lionel AtwillFay WrayLee Tracy

Horror    Mystery    Pre-Code Hollywood

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The Vampire Bat 1933, 64 min.

Frank R. Strayer     Starring: Fay WrayMelvyn DouglasMaude Eburne

Horror    Monster Film    Mystery

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Murder! 1930, 104 min.

Alfred Hitchcock     Starring: Herbert MarshallNorah BaringPhyllis Konstam

Crime    Detective Film    Mystery

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Penthouse 1933, 90 min.

W.S. Van Dyke     Starring: Myrna LoyCharles ButterworthMae Clarke

Comedy    Crime    Mystery

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The Mad Miss Manton 1938, 80 min.

Leigh Jason     Starring: Barbara StanwyckHenry FondaSam Levene

Comedy    Crime    Crime Comedy

Down by 4 in the past 45 days 4

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