The Murder Man (1935) watch online HD
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James Stewart spoke his first movie line in this film: "Hi, Joe."
This film marks the first for Spencer Tracy under MGM contract. He would remain at MGM for the next 20 years.
This film did well at the box office, earning MGM a profit of $184,000 ($3.3M in 2017) according to studio records.
Although credited with the score, only stock cues by William Axt were used on the soundtrack.
Robert Benchley and Frank Mayo are in studio cast lists but are not in the released print.
This film was first telecast in Los Angeles Thursday 28 February 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), followed by Chicago 9 March 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2), by Altoona PA 19 March 1957 on WFBG (Channel 10), by Philadelphia 31 March 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6), by Kansas City MO 17 May 1957 on KCMO (Channel 5), by Minneapolis 17 June 1957 on KMGM (Channel 9), by Norfolk VA 4 July 1957 on WTAR (Channel 3), and by Amarillo 19 July 1957 on KFDA (Channel 19); its initial airings in Seattle occurred 19 February 1959 on KING (Channel 5), in New York City 5 July 1959 on WCBS (Channel 2) and in San Francisco 30 November 1959 on KGO (Channel 7).
|Cast overview, first billed only:|
|Spencer Tracy||-||Steve Grey|
|Virginia Bruce||-||Mary Shannon|
|Lionel Atwill||-||Captain Cole|
|Harvey Stephens||-||Henry Mander|
|Robert Barrat||-||Hal Robins - Newspaper Editor|
|William Collier Sr.||-||'Pop' Grey|
|Bobby Watson||-||Carey Booth|
|William Demarest||-||'Red' Maguire|
|Lucien Littlefield||-||Peter J. Rafferty|
|George Chandler||-||Sol Hertzberger|
|Fuzzy Knight||-||'Buck' Hawkins|
|Louise Henry||-||Lillian Hopper|