Best Mystery Movies of 1932
Thirteen women who were schoolmates ask a swami to cast their horoscopes. The news they receive are not good for any of them…
A wisecracking New York reporter intrudes on a research scientist's quest to unmask The Moon Killer.
A gang of thieves gather at a safe house following a robbery, but a detective is on their trail.
A charming and very daring thief known as Arsene Lupin is terrorizing the wealthy of Paris, he even goes so far as to threaten the Mona Lisa. But the police, led by the great Guerchard, think they know Arsene Lupin's identity, and they have a secret weapon to catch him.
Ladies of the Jury
Society matron Mrs. Livingston Baldwin Crane is selected as a juror in the trial of former chorus girl Yvette Gordon, who's accused of murdering her rich older husband. In court and during deliberations, Mrs. Crane proves to be a disruptive and unorthodox juror.
The Night Club Lady
A police commissioner investigates the murder of a nightclub owner who was under police protection.
Charlie Chan's Chance
Charlie is the intended murder victim here, and he avoids death only by chance. To find the murderer (since, of course, murder does occur), Charlie must outguess Scotland Yard and New York City police.
The Penguin Pool Murder
New York schoolmarm Hildegarde Withers assists a detective when a body of unscrupulous stockbroker Gerald Parker suddenly appears in the penguin tank at the aquarium.
Scion of the once-rich Mitchell family, Herbert Wynn is found shot to death. Nurse Adams, bored by hospital routine, is recruited by the police to ferret out clues as she tends to Wynn's elderly aunt Julia. Jokingly given the 'rank' of Miss Pinkerson, after the famous detective agency, Adams probes into the mystery, but not before a second death.
Strangers of the Evening
Bodies start mysteriously disappearing from the city morgue. An investigator tries to determine what is going on.