Release dateFebruary 18, 1933 (1933-02-18) WriterWalter Maria Espe (play), Florence Ryerson (adaptation), Brian Marlow (adaptation) GenresMystery, Crime Fiction, Thriller, Detective fiction, Crime Thriller CastJean Hersholt (Dr. Emil Brandt), Wynne Gibson (Frieda Brandt), Stuart Erwin (Dan McKee), Frances Dee (Doris Brandt), Gordon Westcott (Gilbert Reid), Robert Elliott (Police Capt. Timothy Riley) Similar moviesTrapped, Mother's Day, The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse, Life Returns, Hellbound: Hellraiser II, Red Mist
TaglineHe couldn't stop himself from committing The Crime of the Century
The Crime of the Century is a 1933 American Pre-Code thriller film directed by William Beaudine and featuring a star-studded cast including Jean Hersholt, Wynne Gibson, Stuart Erwin, Frances Dee, and David Landau.
A bank official, whom a doctor had earlier hypnotized to obtain money from the bank's vault, is found murdered.