GenreMystery, Thriller ScreenplayJohn W. Krafft CountryUnited States
Release dateSeptember 17, 1935 (1935-09-17) WriterJohn W. Krafft (story) CastRussell 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 moviesRelated Frank R Strayer movies
Death from a distance 1935 detective
Death from a Distance is a 1935 American film directed by Frank R. Strayer.
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.
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.