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Hildegarde Withers Mystery Collection
Format: DVD Genre: Mystery / Suspense
Hildegarde Withers Mystery Collection

Hildegarde Withers Mystery Collection

Format: DVD Genre: Mystery / Suspense
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All six RKO whodunits based on Stuart Palmer's canny schoolteacher/amateur sleuth and her flinty foil, Inspector Oscar Piper, are collected in a three-disc set. The surfacing of a stockbroker's corpse at an aquarium sets Withers (Edna May Oliver) and Piper (James Gleason) out to crack the "Penguin Pool Murder" (1932). Robert Armstrong, Mae Clarke co-star. The duo has to determine who erased Withers' music teacher colleague in "Murder on the Blackboard" (1934). Oliver, Gleason, Bruce Cabot, Regis Toomey star. Hildegarde's Catalina vacation gets sidetracked when a fellow plane passenger doesn't survive the trip in "Murder on a Honeymoon" (1935). Oliver, Gleason, Lola Lane star. Withers (Helen Broderick) concludes that a thrown rider's death was no accident in "Murder on a Bridle Path" (1936); with Gleason, Louise Latimer. "The Plot Thickens" (1936) as Withers (ZaSu Pitts) looks for a link between separate slayings. Gleason, Paul Fix co-star. And Withers and Piper encounter backstage murder at a Broadway opening night in "Forty Naughty Girls" (1937); with Pitts, Gleason. 7 hrs. total on three discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Directors: Edward Killy, Ben Holmes, Lloyd Corrigan, William Hamilton, George Archainbaud, Edward Cline
Studio: Warner Archives
Release Date: 7/23/2013
Item #: 799560X
UPC #: 883316797648
SKU #: D08574
Attributes: Manufactured on Demand, Full Frame, Dolby, Mono Sound
Product Type: DVD
Rating: NR
Closed Caption: No

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