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Director  Frank R. Strayer
Music director  Sidney Cutner
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Language  English
5.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Mystery, Thriller
Screenplay  John W. Krafft
Country  United States
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Release date  September 17, 1935 (1935-09-17)
Writer  John W. Krafft (story)
Cast  Russell Hopton (Det. Lt. Ted Mallory), Lola Lane (Kay Palmer), George F. Marion (Jim Gray), John St. Polis (Prof. Trowbridge), Lee Kohlmar (Prof. Ernst Einfeld), Lew Kelly (Det. Regan)
Similar movies  Related Frank R Strayer movies

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Death from a Distance is a 1935 American film directed by Frank R. Strayer.

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It was the first feature film broadcast on U.S. commercial television, on July 2, 1941, during the first week of official commercial broadcasts on NBC's New York television station WNBT-TV.

Plot summary

While a distinguished astronomer is giving a lecture in a planetarium, a shot rings out and one of the audience member is found dead. A tough detective and a brassy female reporter lock horns as they both try to break the case.

Cast

  • Russell Hopton as Det. Lt. Ted Mallory
  • Lola Lane as Kay Palmer
  • George F. Marion as Jim Gray
  • Lee Kohlmar as Prof. Ernst Einfeld
  • John St. Polis as Prof. Trowbridge
  • Lew Kelly as Det. Regan
  • E.H. Calvert as District Attorney
  • Wheeler Oakman as Langsdale, aka George Fremont
  • Robert Frazer as Morgan
  • Cornelius Keefe as Clay Gorman
  • John Davidson as Ahmad Haidru
  • John Dilson as Newspaper Editor McConnell
  • Herb Vigran as the Police Photographer
  • References

    Death from a Distance Wikipedia
    Death from a Distance IMDb Death from a Distance themoviedb.org


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