Murder in the Private Car

Synopsis: Ruth Raymond works on the switchboard and her boyfriend is John Blake. It has taken 14 years, but a detective named Murray has found her and confirmed that she is Ruth Carson. As a child, she was kidnaped by her uncle and is the daughter of a wealthy railroad tycoon. Under the watchful eye of Godfrey D. Scott, an attempt on her life is foiled. But a fake telegram put her on a private railroad car heading east. It is in this car that her life is again in danger and people are murdered.
Genre: Mystery, Romance
Director(s): Harry Beaumont
Production: MGM
63 min


Our man company how women company hey

just a minute now see mr. Brooke hold on


yes sir quotations just a moment please.

Allen and company quotation just a

moment okay chance is the moment we use

quotation yes sir pardon me Allen and

company quotations yes my mommy what did

you say ma'am I said pardon me that's

all I said

everybody's asking for quotations aren't

they can I speak to you please

it's a fella to fix the washing tell

them about it will you Allen and company

yes just one moment it's right over


yeah what's over there well thank you

that's very thoughtful of you but not

now I um there's something far more

urgent I um oh you're not diploma

oh no I've never plumbed in my life what

are you doing here well I read once

about a man who lost a camel and he said

if I were a camel where would I go and

he went there and there was the horse at

the camel

this must be fielding for their videos

daffodils that reminds me

here's a little one for you little

little dill for you pretty are you well

I I'm practically a stranger I have

taken an office in the building upstairs

and I thought perhaps we might get

acquainted my card my car yes Allen and

company yes just one moment please

hey that's right pass it right along

you'll be seeing a lot of me well of

course you're here and I'm up there yeah

up here and down close proximity yeah

simple yes yes thank you that gives you

a rough idea but the stock market does

to him.

Allanon company no yes John Blake oh I'm

so glad you called my job

oh you ought to see Ruby birdy we should

miss you around here

you bet oh there never was anybody came

from this office if we missed any more

yes and you're gonna miss him a lot more

come on give me that call hello hello.

Alan ton company could you give me a

report on John Blake preferred John

Blake preferred very fine stuff

condition unsettled a contemplated

merger made boost the issues

stockholders meeting schedule Westlake.

Park tonight 8:

the usual band contagion you bet I'll be

there when you see John Blake were you

giving those how do you know him oh the.

West Coast Winchell lets me but last

week I overheard the boss say in a

whisper that couldn't possibly carry

more than five miles Blake he whispered

since you persist in forcing your

attentions on miss Raymond and what did

John mr. Blake say well he was very

quiet but mr. Allen oh he made a

terrible noise when he kind of fell over

the desk and landed in the wastebasket

no mercy I'll tell that office our Romeo

I'm a one-man Julie honey never sack the

boss till he's bought your lunch

Shakespeare much that's the story and it

looks like the culmination of a 14 years

search hmm you say the man who took the

child was Carson's own brother oh I'm


it's all right come right on in this


this is mr. Murray an attorney from New

York how do you do mr. Murray how do you


Have you ever seen this photograph no

hmm good sit down and you won't mind

answering a few questions will you why

has something happened it looks that way

and something rather nice - how long

have you lived here in Los Angeles well

the first thing I remember is I came out

here from someplace I don't know where

with my uncle yes what about your father

oh he died before I was old enough to

know him but of course my uncle told me

all about him and then one day my uncle

disappeared well I guess that's about

all there is to tell

mm-hmm excuse me I'm only with you oh

don't go for a little while I got it it

looks like a good one - this will be


famous talents what's this all about now

you'll know in a few seconds I don't

want to raise any false hopes but well

the case is closed

yes she's the Carson girl all right who

is the Carson girl you are and instead

of your father being dead he's president

of the Atlantic and Western Railroad.

Company and half a dozen other roads one

of the richest men in the country what

do you mean you probably read about the

Ruth Carson case yourself papers have

kept it alive for 14 years.

Carson's little daughter disappeared at

the same time his brother dropped out of

sight a business quarrel it seems that.

Elwood Carson stole you despite his

brother gosh nothing was ever seen of.

Elwood Carson and the child again

finally was traced to the coast and

there the trail was lost practically the

only proof that Ruth Carson ever lived

was contained in the sticky baby

fingerprints on your mother's photograph

00 a.m. I think you miss we hang

people on less evidence than this people

lie but their fingers don't I'll tell

you all about it later in the meantime

I'll engage a suite for you at the hotel

diplomat and wire your father the hotel

diplomat patience just a moment please

no more telephones no more quotations

I'm through you mean you're fine you're

fired nothing oh you won't believe it

but I'm the daughter of one of the

wealthiest men in the one o ye gods

another one I just found out that I'm

the only daughter of a half a dozen

railroad and Lucar oh honey now wait a

minute now wait a minute just keep calm.

Stan you can put it right there let's


mmm mmm well that seems to be all right

let's sing it wrong say are you ribbony.

Ruthie Raymond Ruth Carson

don't you ever read the papers or just

think of a Georgia I'm leaving here

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Ralph Spence

Ralph Spence (November 4, 1890 – November 21, 1949) was an American screenwriter and playwright. Born in Key West, Florida in 1890, he wrote for 121 films between 1912 and 1946. His play, The Gorilla, was produced on Broadway in 1925, and was the basis for several films. He also wrote material for a number of presentations of the Ziegfeld Follies and Earl Carroll's Vanities.[1] Spence died in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles from a heart attack. more…

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