Daily Archives: July 12, 2015

Jimmy Stewart’s first film ‘Murder Man’ released 80 years ago today (July 12 1935)

Video: 'Murder Man' trailer

(Friday, July 12, 1935)The Murder Man, a crime-drama film about a hard-drinking reporter who specializes in murder cases and then becomes a suspect in one himself, was released today in the U.S.

Directed by Tim Whelan, the film starred Spencer Tracy, Virginia Bruce, Lionel Atwill, Harvey Stephens, Robert Barrat and James Stewart in his first feature film.