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    A feisty school teacher (Edna May Oliver) sets out to solve a murder in an aquarium in The Penguin Pool Murder (1932).

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Penguin Pool Murder, The - (Original Trailer)

Penguin Pool Murder, The - (Original Trailer)
A feisty school teacher (Edna May Oliver) sets out to solve a murder in an aquarium in The Penguin Pool Murder (1932).>
Penguin Pool Murder (1932) -- (Movie Clip)...
Following a lead, Edna May Oliver as schoolteacher-sleuth...
Penguin Pool Murder (1932) -- (Movie...
Penguin Pool Murder (1932) -- (Movie Clip) That's A Little Vulgar
Following a lead, Edna May Oliver as schoolteacher-sleuth Miss Withers engages the sultry sectary (Mary Mason) of the victim, then bumps into maybe-suspicious lawyer Costello (Robert Armstrong) at the cop shop, in the first in the series, Penguin Pool Murder, 1932. >
Penguin Pool Murder (1932) -- (Movie Clip) Never...
Foul play already underway, Joe Hermano the escaping thief,...
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Penguin Pool Murder (1932) -- (Movie Clip) Never Try To Evade The Law
Foul play already underway, the delightful introduction, George Archainbaud directing, of Edna May Oliver as schoolteacher Miss Withers in the first feature in the series based on Stuart Palmer’s novels, shot inside the old New York Aquarium, in Penguin Pool Murder, 1932. >
Penguin Pool Murder (1932) -- (Movie Clip) I Could...
Dropping by her pad to collect her exemplary notes on his...
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Penguin Pool Murder (1932) -- (Movie Clip) I Could Get A Substitute
Dropping by to collect notes on his interviews, cop Piper (James Gleason) is surprised by the spread provided by Miss Withers (Edna May Oliver, as the character from the Stuart Palmer novels), and realizes her hat-pin may have been the weapon, in Penguin Pool Murder, 1932. >
Penguin Pool Murder (1932) -- (Movie Clip) I...
Upstairs at the aquarium, debriefing witnesses, James...
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Penguin Pool Murder (1932) -- (Movie Clip) I Believe The Word Is "Scrammed"
Upstairs at the aquarium, debriefing witnesses, James Gleason as cop Piper tangles with Edna May Oliver as the lead, schoolteacher-snoop Miss Withers, interviewing potential suspect Seymour (Donald Cook), as the cop Donovan (Edgar Kennedy) stops another crime, in Penguin Pool Murder, 1932.>
Penguin Pool Murder (1932) -- (Movie Clip) Too Bad...
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Penguin Pool Murder (1932) -- (Movie Clip) Too Bad About Your Stock
Locations at the old New York Aquarium at Battery Park (closed in 1941) framing intensity with exhibitor Hemingway (Clarence Wilson), broker Parker (Guy Usher) and his sneaking wife (Mae Clarke), in the first “Miss Withers” picture, starring Edna May Oliver, Penguin Pool Murder, 1932. >
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