Director Ben Holmes
Story by Stuart Palmer
Country United States
Genre Comedy, Drama, Mystery
|Release date December 11, 1936 (1936-12-11)|
Based on The Riddle of the Dangling Pearl by Stuart Palmer
Writer Clarence Upson Young (screenplay), Jack Townley (screenplay), Stuart Palmer (from a story by)
Screenplay Jack Townley, Clarence Upson Young
Cast James Gleason (Oscar Piper), ZaSu Pitts (Hildegarde Withers), Owen Davis Jr. (Robert Wilkins), Louise Latimer (Alice Stevens), Arthur Aylesworth (Kendall), Paul Fix (Joe)
Similar movies James Gleason and others appear in The Plot Thickens and Murder on a Bridle Path
The Plot Thickens is a 1936 mystery film directed by William Sistrom, starring James Gleason and ZaSu Pitts, who plays the schoolteacher and amateur sleuth Hildegarde Withers from Stuart Palmer's stories. Gleason reprised his role as Hildegarde's friendly nemesis, Inspector Oscar Piper, from RKO Radio Pictures' previous Hildegarde Withers films.
Hildegarde Withers (ZaSu Pitts) is a novelist who now tries to figure out the connection between two unrelated murders. Inspector Oscar Piper (James Gleason), is Hildegarde's friendly nemesis.
ReferencesThe Plot Thickens (film) Wikipedia
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