Murder, He Says

Murder, He Says (1945)

  • Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
  • Release Date: 1945-06-23
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 30 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 31min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paramount Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: George Marshall
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From 30 Ratings


Pete Marshall is sent as a replacement to the mountain district town of Plainville when a public opinion surveyor who went there goes missing. Visiting the hillbilly family of Mamie Fleagle, Pete begins to suspect that she and her two sons have murdered the surveyor. Pete then believes that Mamie is slowly poisoning wealthy Grandma Fleagle, who has put a vital clue to her fortune in a nonsensical embroidered sampler.

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  • Fred MacMurray

    as Pete Marshall
  • Helen Walker

    as Claire Matthews
  • Marjorie Main

    as Mamie Fleagle Smithers Johnson
  • Jean Heather

    as Elany Fleagle
  • Porter Hall

    as Mr. Johnson
  • Peter Whitney

    as Mert Fleagle / Bert Fleagle
  • Mabel Paige

    as Grandma Fleagle
  • Barbara Pepper

    as Bonnie Fleagle
  • Francis Ford

    as Lee - Old Townsman (uncredited)
  • Harry Allen

    as Old Deaf Townsman (uncredited)
  • Si Jenks

    as 80-Year-Old Townsman (uncredited)
  • Walter Baldwin

    as Vic Hardy (uncredited)
  • Jimmie Dundee

    as Hardy Sympathizer (uncredited)
  • Milton Parsons

    as Hardy Sympathizer (uncredited)
  • Tom Fadden

    as Sheriff Murdock (uncredited)
  • James Flavin

    as Police Officer (uncredited)
  • Joel Friedkin

    as Little Man (uncredited)
  • Jerry James

    as F.B.I. Man (uncredited)
  • William Meader

    as F.B.I. Man (uncredited)
  • George McKay

    as Storekeeper (uncredited)
  • Arthur Hunnicutt

    as Townsman (uncredited)
  • Ralph Peters

    as Townsman (uncredited)
  • Syd Saylor

    as Townsman (uncredited)
Writing Jack Moffitt Story
Writing Lou Breslow Screenplay
Directing George Marshall Director
Crew Audrey Scott Stunts
Sound Gene Merritt Sound Recordist
Costume & Make-Up Wally Westmore Makeup Supervisor
Camera Theodor Sparkuhl Director of Photography
Visual Effects Gordon Jennings Visual Effects
Art George Sawley Set Decoration
Camera Lothrop B. Worth Additional Camera
Sound Don Johnson Sound Recordist
Sound George Parrish Orchestrator
Visual Effects Paul K. Lerpae Visual Effects
Sound Robert Emmett Dolan Original Music Composer
Editing LeRoy Stone Editor
Art Hans Dreier Art Direction
Art William Flannery Art Direction
Directing Arthur S. Black Jr. Assistant Director
Crew Betty Danko Stunts
Production E.D. Leshin Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Mary Kay Dodson Wardrobe Designer
Crew Joseph J. Lilley Additional Music
Sound Philip Wisdom Scoring Mixer