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Mystery Liner

1934

Captain Holling (Noah Beery) is relieved of command of his ship after he suffers a nervous breakdown. His replacement, Captain Downey (Boothe Howard), takes over the liner just as it is about to be used for an experiment in remote control. Professor Grimson (Ralph Lewis) has devised a system for controlling the ship from a laboratory on land. But as Grimson demonstrates the system and the special component that makes it work, a rival group is listening in, hoping to use the device for its own purposes.


Mystery Liner is a 1934 American film directed by William Nigh.

Cast

  • Noah Beery as Capt. John Holling
  • Astrid Allwyn as Lila Kane
  • Edwin Maxwell as Major Pope
  • Gustav von Seyffertitz as Inspector Von Kessling
  • Ralph Lewis (actor) as Prof. Grimson
  • Cornelius Keefe as First Officer Cliff Rogers
  • Zeffie Tilbury as Granny Plimpton
  • Boothe Howard as Capt. Downey
  • Howard C. Hickman as Dr. Howard
  • Jerry Stewart as Edgar Morton
  • George 'Gabby' Hayes as Joe, the watchman
  • George Cleveland as Simms the Steward
  • John M. Sullivan as Watson

Plot

Captain Holling (Beery) is relieved of command of his ship after he suffers a nervous breakdown. His replacement, Captain Downey (Howard), takes over the liner just as it is about to be used for an experiment in remote control.
Professor Grimson (Lewis) has devised a system for controlling the ship from a land-based laboratory. However, as Grimson demonstrates the system, a rival group is listening in, hoping to use the device for its own purposes.

See also

  • List of films in the public domain



  • Category:1934 films
    Category:American films
    Category:American mystery films
    Category:1930s adventure films
    Category:English-language films
    Category:Black-and-white films
    Category:Films based on novels
    Category:Films directed by William Nigh
    Category:Monogram Pictures films

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