The Roadhouse Murder
The Roadhouse Murder poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJ. Walter Ruben
James Anderson (assistant)
Screenplay byJ. Walter Ruben
Gene Fowler
Based onL'Épouvante (novel)
by Maurice Level
play by Leslie Bush-Fekete (uncredited)
Produced byWillis Goldbeck
StarringDorothy Jordan
Eric Linden
Purnell Pratt
Roscoe Ates
David Landau
CinematographyJ. Roy Hunt
Edited byJack Kitchin
Music byMax Steiner
Distributed byRKO Pictures
Release date
  • April 28, 1932 (1932-04-28)
Running time
73 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Roadhouse Murder is a 1932 American pre-Code thriller film directed by J. Walter Ruben and written by J. Walter Ruben and Gene Fowler. The film stars Dorothy Jordan, Eric Linden, Purnell Pratt, Roscoe Ates and David Landau. The film was released on April 28, 1932, by RKO Pictures.[1][2][3]



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  2. ^ "Movie Review - The Roadhouse Murder - Playing With Fire. -". Retrieved September 9, 2014.
  3. ^ "The Roadhouse Murder Trailer, Reviews and Schedule for The Roadhouse Murder -". TV Guide. Retrieved September 9, 2014.