The Mystery Man

  • 1935
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Mystery

Chicago reporter Armstrong solves a difficult mystery and gets a big bonus. He celebrates just a little too hard and the next morning wakes up in St. Louis. He meets Doyle and convinces her to help him get a hotel room by putting on a big front. The ruse is discovered when his editor refuses to send him money for fare back to Chicago. His luck changes when...read more

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Chicago reporter Armstrong solves a difficult mystery and gets a big bonus. He celebrates just a little too hard and the next morning wakes up in St. Louis. He meets Doyle and convinces her to help him get a hotel room by putting on a big front. The ruse is discovered when his editor

refuses to send him money for fare back to Chicago. His luck changes when he solves a St. Louis mystery. In the end, he marries Doyle since the papers have reported them to be married anyway. The film starts off slowly but the direction is good, with the comedy producing an energy that makes the

film work. Doyle and Armstrong make an interesting and funny team.

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