The Perfect Alibi

  • 1931
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Mystery

An interesting British murder mystery which quickly eliminates the "mystery" from the plot by revealing the killers from the start--a la Hitchcock. On a country estate, just before a grand dinner party, the host, Smith, is murdered by Lorraine and his villainous partner Ward (who previously appeared in the silent classic VARIETY). Their alibi is perfectly...read more

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An interesting British murder mystery which quickly eliminates the "mystery" from the plot by revealing the killers from the start--a la Hitchcock. On a country estate, just before a grand dinner party, the host, Smith, is murdered by Lorraine and his villainous partner Ward (who

previously appeared in the silent classic VARIETY). Their alibi is perfectly plotted out and even witnesses can verify their whereabouts. It appears to be a suicide, but young lovers Boyd and Lawton prove otherwise. As usual there is no such thing as the "perfect alibi," and this time Lorraine and

Ward find that out. Based on a play by A.A. Milne who is best known for his storybook creation Winnie the Pooh. Released in Britain at 98 minutes.

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