Arthur Somers Roche


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Star Of Midnight (1935) -- (Movie Clip) I Never Bit A Dog In My Life Star William Powell as lawyer and amateur detective Clay Dalzell is introduced, as friend Tim (Leslie Fenton) talks about his disappeared fianceè, butler Swayne (Gene Lockhart) offers booze, and gal pal Donna (Ginger Rogers) arrives, Russell Hopton on the phone, in the RKO Thin Man lookalike, Star Of Midnight, 1935.
Star Of Midnight (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Maybe He Ought To Be Rubbed Out Lawyer and part-time sleuth Dalzell (William Powell) has departed a Broadway show to threaten gangster Kinland (Paul Kelly) in order to get back some letters belonging to a lady friend, getting his way, discussing a pesky reporter, when news comes from the theater, in RKO’s Star Of Midnight, 1935.
Star Of Midnight (1935) -- (Movie Clip) He Was Shot In The... Comical cops (Robert E. O’Connor, J. Farrell MacDonald) are leaving as lawyer and sometime sleuth Dalzell (William Powell) explains to kinda-girlfriend Donna (Ginger Rogers) that he got caught pretending he was on the phone with her, then she finds out he got shot, Gene Lockhart his butler, in Star Of Midnight, 1935.
Penthouse (1933) -- (Movie Clip) Where's Sue? Victorious lawyer "Jack" Durant (Warner Baxter) joins friends at a society retreat where he finds girlfriend Sue (Martha Sleeper) unhappy with him and cavorting with Tom (Phillips Holmes) in Penthouse, 1933.
Penthouse (1933) -- (Movie Clip) Talk In My Sleep Conversation seems risque at times as lawyer Jack (Warner Baxter) brings home Gertie (Myrna Loy), the roommate of a murder victim, for questioning, etc., in MGM's Penthouse, 1933.
Penthouse (1933) -- (Movie Clip) Opening, Newsroom Opening credits for director "One Take" Woody Van Dyke's 1933 potboiler Penthouse, followed by a big city news editor (Guy Usher) trying to make deadline on a mob trial verdict.