The President's Mystery

The President's Mystery is a 1936 American film directed by Phil Rosen.

The President's Mystery
Directed byPhil Rosen
Produced byBurt Kelly (associate producer)
Nat Levine (producer)
Albert E. Levoy (executive producer)
Written byFranklin Delano Roosevelt (story concept)
Samuel Hopkins Adams (story)
Lester Cole (screenplay)
John Erskine (story)
Rupert Hughes (story)
Fulton Oursler (story)
S.S. Van Dine (story)
Rita Weiman (story)
Nathanael West (screenplay)
StarringSee below
Music byHugo Riesenfeld
CinematographyErnest Miller
Edited byRobert L. Simpson
Release date
September 28, 1936
Running time
80 minutes
53 minutes (edited US version)
CountryUnited States

The film is also known as One for All in the United Kingdom.

Plot summary

The film deals with a "problem Mr. Roosevelt submitted . . . whether it was possible for a man, weary of faithless friends and a wasted life, to convert a $5,000,000 estate into cash, disappear and start anew in some worth-while activity."

(cited from The New York Times Monday, April 16, 2012)


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