Death at Broadcasting House
Featuring early film roles for Ian Hunter, Jack Hawkins and Donald Wolfit, this whodunit offers both a brilliantly inventive storyline and a fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse into the early days of broadcasting. Released in 1934, with scenes filmed at the BBC’s then newly constructed London headquarters (and encompassing performances by Broadway star Elisabeth Welch and British singer/actress Eve Becke), Death at Broadcasting House is presented here in a brand-new transfer from original film elements in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.
When an actor is murdered during the recording of a radio play, Detective Inspector Gregory quickly discovers that the victim had many enemies amongst his fellow players. When his deductions lead him into a blind alley he decides to reconstruct the crime, hoping that this tried and tested device will lead him to the killer. All the technical and human resources of Broadcasting House are brought to his aid…
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