Mysterious Crossing
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Mysterious Crossing
Mysterious Crossing
Directed byArthur Lubin
Written byJefferson Parker
John Grey
Based onMurder on the Mississippi by Fred MacIsaac
StarringJames Dunn
Andy Devine
CinematographyMilton R. Krasner
Distributed byUniversal
Release date
January 1937[1]
CountryUnited States

Mysterious Crossing is a 1936 American film.[2] It was directed by Arthur Lubin.[3]


It was originally called Murder on the Mississippi, which was the title of the Fred MacIsaac story on which it was based.[4] Universal bought this in June 1936 as a vehicle for Boris Karloff.[5] Filming started October 1936.[6]


The New York Times said the film "may not be great art" but "it has a smoothness about it."[7]


  1. ^ NEWS OF THE SCREEN New York Times 30 Jan 1937: 20
  2. ^ Mysterious Crossing Monthly Film Bulletin; London Vol. 4, Iss. 37, (Jan 1, 1937): 13.
  3. ^ Vagg, Stephen (14 September 2019). "The Cinema of Arthur Lubin". Diabolique Magazine.
  4. ^ Our, L. C. (1937, Jan 23). Can marlene dietrich act? The Times of India (1861-Current) Retrieved from
  5. ^ NEWS OF THE SCREEN. (1936, Jun 27). New York Times
  6. ^ f local origin. (1936, Oct 12). New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from
  7. ^ "THE SCREEN". New York Times. 2 Feb 1937. p. 20.

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