The Mystery of the Blue Room

The Mystery of the Blue Room (Czech: Záhada modrého pokoje) is a 1933 Czechoslovak mystery film, directed by Miroslav Cikán.[1] It is a remake of the German film Secret of the Blue Room (1932). It stars Karel Hašler, František Kovářík, and Jaroslav Marvan.[2]

The Mystery of the Blue Room
Directed byMiroslav Cikán
Screenplay byKarel Hašler
Based onSecret of the Blue Room, screenplay by Erich Philippi
StarringKarel Hašler
František Kovářík
Jaroslav Marvan
Music byKarel Hašler
Heinz Letton
CinematographyJan Stallich
Edited byAntonín Zelenka
Production
company
Lepka
Distributed byLepka
Release date
3 February 1933
Running time
70 minutes
CountryCzechoslovakia

Synopsis

At a country house, to impress his girlfriend a young man volunteers to spend the night in the famous Blue Room where a notorious murder took place many years before. In the morning he has completely vanished.

Cast

  • Karel Hašler as Count Hellford
  • František Kovářík as Valet Pavel
  • Jaroslav Marvan as Inspector Gent
  • Antonín Novotný
  • Helena Sedláková as Betty
  • Jiřina Šejbalová as Countess Hellford
  • František Smolík as the Stranger
  • Milada Smolíková as Marie
  • Jan Sviták as Naval officer
  • Miroslav Svoboda as Tom Brandt
  • Bedřich Vrbský as Betectiv Brown
  • Rudolf Žák as Plainclothes Man

References

  1. Krautz p.278
  2. "Záhada modrého pokoje" (in Czech). Česko-Slovenská filmová databáze. Retrieved 11 November 2014.

Bibliography

  • Alfred Krautz. International Directory of Cinematographers Set and Costume Designers in Film: Czechoslovakia. Saur, 1991.
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