A Shriek in the Night

January 17, 2016 at 7:40 pm (5 Heads, Shriek in the Night) (, , , , )

A Shriek in the Night – 1933 – United States

In A Shriek in the Night’s opening scene, a millionaire dies after plummeting from his penthouse balcony. Police investigate and discover three suffocated corpses in the same condo building. A pair of spunky newspaper reporters team up to crack the case, and a romance forms between them. All the victims were somehow connected to a ruthless mobster, and were killed for revenge. The murderer is the building’s janitor, who asphyxiates people by pumping gas through their radiators.

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