Moonlight Murder

Moonlight Murder is a 1936 American crime film directed by Edwin L. Marin and written by Florence Ryerson and Edgar Allan Woolf. The film stars Chester Morris, Madge Evans, Leo Carrillo, Frank McHugh, Benita Hume, Grant Mitchell, Katharine Alexander and J. Carrol Naish. The film was released on March 27, 1936, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.[1][2]

Moonlight Murder
Directed byEdwin L. Marin
Produced byLucien Hubbard
Ned Marin
Screenplay byFlorence Ryerson
Edgar Allan Woolf
Story byAlbert J. Cohen
Robert T. Shannon
StarringChester Morris
Madge Evans
Leo Carrillo
Frank McHugh
Benita Hume
Grant Mitchell
Katharine Alexander
J. Carrol Naish
Music byHerbert Stothart
Edward Ward
CinematographyCharles G. Clarke
Edited byBen Lewis
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • March 27, 1936 (1936-03-27)
Running time
66 minutes
CountryUnited States


An amateur detective gets a chance to test his sleuthing skills when an opera singer is murdered at the Hollywood Bowl.



  1. "Moonlight Murder (1936) - Overview -". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  2. "Moonlight Murder". TV Guide. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
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