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Director  Roy William Neill
Production  Columbia Pictures
Country  United States
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Genre  Horror, Mystery
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Language  English
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Release date  January 31, 1934 (1934-01-31)
Based on  the novel The Invisible Host by Bruce Manning and Gwen Bristow, and the Owen Davis play of the same name based on the novel
Writer  Bruce Manning (novel), Gwen Bristow (novel), Garnett Weston (screen adaptation), Owen Davis (based on play adaptation: The Invisible Host)
Story by  Gwen Bristow, Bruce Manning, Owen Davis
Cast  Donald Cook (Jim Daley), Genevieve Tobin (Jean Trent), Hardie Albright (Henry Abbott), Edward Ellis (Tim Cronin), Edwin Maxwell (Jason Osgood), Vince Barnett (William Jones)
Similar movies  Related Roy William Neill movies
Tagline  THEIR HOST WAS A SPECTRE... THEIR HOSTESS DISASTER !

The ninth guest 1934 roy william neill


The Ninth Guest is a 1934 Pre-Code murder mystery film starring Donald Cook and Genevieve Tobin as two of the eight guests at a deadly party who are informed by the voice of their unknown host from the radio that they are his enemies ... and will all meet his ninth guest: Death.

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The plot is similar to that of Agatha Christie's novel And Then There Were None, but is actually based on a 1930 book, The Invisible Host, and the play adapted from it, both of which predate Christie's work by nine years.

Cast

  • Donald Cook as James Daley
  • Genevieve Tobin as Jean Trent
  • Hardie Albright as Henry Abbott
  • Edward Ellis as Tim Cronin
  • Edwin Maxwell as Jason Osgood
  • Helen Flint as Sylvia Inglesby
  • Samuel Hinds as Dr. Murray Reid
  • Nella Walker as Margaret Chisholm
  • Vince Barnett as Butler (Jones)
  • Sidney Bracey as Butler (Hawkins; credited as Sidney Bracy)
  • References

    The Ninth Guest Wikipedia
    The Ninth Guest IMDb The Ninth Guest themoviedb.org


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