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Radioland Murders


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Comedy thriller starring
Brian Benben
Mary Stuart Masterson Chicago, 1939: a new radio station prepares to go on the air forthe very first time with a glittering opening night, but behind the scenes the studio is in chaos, with an incompetent director, temperamental stars and unpaid writers on the verge of mutiny. To cap it all, key staff members are being murdered, with each death preceded by a mysterious announcement from somewhere within the building.
Director Mel Smith (1994, PG)
* See Films: pages 62-69 **


Unknown: Brian Benben
Director: Mel Smith
Roger: Brian Benben
Penny Henderson: Mary Stuart Masterson
General Whalen: Ned Beatty
Milt Lackey: George Burns
Billy: Scott Michael Campbell
Bemie King: Brion James
Lieutenant Cross: Michael Lerner
Rick Rochester: Michael McKean
Walt Whalen Jr: Jeffrey Tambor
Max Applewhite: Stephen Tobolowsky
Zoltan: Christopher Lloyd
Katzenback: Larry Miller
Claudette: Anita Morris
Dexter Morris: Corbin Bernsen
Anna: Rosemary Clooney
Wild writer: Bobcat Goldthwait
Tommy: Robert Walden

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