About the film
Murder by Television
Release Date: October 01, 1935
|Slogan||:||«A STORY OF A PERFECT CRIME»|
|Genres||:||Thriller, Mystery, Horror, Science Fiction|
|Production Companies||:||Cameo Pictures|
|Producers||:||Clifford Sanforth, Edward M. Spitz|
James Houghland, inventor of a new method by which television signals can be instantaneously sent anywhere in the world, refuses to sell the process to television companies, who then send agents to acquire the invention any way they can. On the night of his initial broadcast Houghland is mysteriously murdered in the middle of his demonstration and it falls to Police Chief Nelson to determine who the murderer is from the many suspects present.