Photograph of a preview of “Mystery Street,” September 1950

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Title

Photograph of a preview of “Mystery Street,” September 1950

Subject

Harvard Medical School. Department of Legal Medicine.
Mystery Street.

Description

An MGM film originally intended as a documentary on the work of the Department of Legal Medicine was later recast as a fictional drama—Mystery Street (also known as Murder at Harvard.) The plot concerns a police detective (Ricardo Montalban) investigating and solving the murder of a woman on a Cape Cod beach with the help of “Dr. McAdoo” (Bruce Bennett, portraying a fictionalized version of Alan R. Moritz) and the Legal Medicine personnel at Harvard.
A special preview screening of Mystery Street was offered to Harvard faculty and staff; Dean George Packer Berry was present, and Richard Ford is standing at the rear of the theater.

Creator

Loew's International?

Source

Harvard Medical School. Department of Legal Medicine. Department of Legal Medicine records, circa 1877-1967 (inclusive), 1909-1967 (bulk).

Date Created

1950-09.

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Format

image

Extent

1 photographic print

Language

English

Type

still image

Identifier

M-DE06, Ser. 517, box 37, f. 48.

Provenance

From the Records of the Department of Legal Medicine of Harvard Medical School.

Files

0003460_ref.jpg

Citation

Loew's International?, “Photograph of a preview of “Mystery Street,” September 1950,” OnView, accessed June 21, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/17799.