And when S.S. Van Dine's crime-solving sleuth returns to the screen this time, he's played by William Wright, in a hard-boiled thriller mixing high society and murder. Here, a playboy friend of Vance's reaches out for help after his fiancée is murdered, leading Philo along a trail of suspects that might include any of the six women named as beneficiaries in his wealthy friend's will. Vivian Austin, Leon Belasco co-star. 64 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.