R | | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
The lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a party in 1932 in a country house in England as they investigate a murder involving one of them.
There really was a Charlie Chan in London (1934) film made in 1934 and it was indeed a mystery set in an English manor house. While it did feature Alan Mowbray and Ray Milland, it was produced by John Stone, not Morris Weissman (a fictional character).
Sir William McCordle:
And why shouldn't I be interested in films? You don't know what I'm interested in.
Lady Sylvia McCordle: Well, I know you're interested in money and fiddling with your guns. But I admit it: when it comes to anything else, I'm stumped.
Elsie (Head Housemaid): Now, that is not fair, Bill is...
In the dining room when George the footman tells Henry Denton to go elsewhere, Henry's hands are in his pockets, but in the next shot, as Henry leaves the room, his hands are at his sides.
At the end of the credits it says that the real Ivor Novello never took part in the fictional events portrayed in the film.
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