This upload doesn’t have good video, but still worth a watch.
Starring Bela Lugosi, June Collyer, and Huntley Gordon. The film is also known as The Houghland Murder Case. The cast also includes Hattie McDaniel.
James Houghland, inventor of a new method by which television signals can be instantaneously sent anywhere in the world, refuses to sell the process to television companies, who then send agents to acquire the invention any way they can. On the night of his initial broadcast Houghland is mysteriously murdered in the middle of his demonstration and it falls to Police Chief Nelson to determine who the murderer is from the many suspects present.
Bela Lugosi … Dr. Arthur Perry / Edwin Perry
June Collyer … June Houghland
Huntley Gordon … Dr. Henry M. Scofield (billed as Huntly Gordon)
George Meeker … Richard Grayson
Henry Mowbray … Chief of Police Nelson
Charles Hill Mailes … Prof. James Houghland
Claire McDowell … Mrs. Houghland
Hattie McDaniel … Isabella – the Cook
Allen Jung … Ah Ling – the Houseboy (billed as Allan Jung)
Charles K. French … Donald M. Jordan