Murder in Greenwich Village

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Murder in Greenwich Village
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Directed by Albert S. Rogell
Screenplay by Michael L. Simmons
Story byRobert T. Shannons
Produced by Wallace MacDonald
Starring Richard Arlen
Fay Wray
Raymond Walburn
Cinematography Henry Freulich
Edited by Richard Fantl
Color process Black and white
Columbia Pictures
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
  • November 3, 1937 (1937-11-03)
Running time
68 minutes
CountryUnited States

Murder in Greenwich Village is a 1937 American mystery film directed by Albert S. Rogell and starring Richard Arlen, Fay Wray and Raymond Walburn. [1] The screenplay involves an heiress who is falsely accused of murder. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Lionel Banks and Stephen Goosson.



When she is falsely accused of murder, an heiress ropes in a photographer to provide her with an alibi.


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