Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation

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Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation
Directed by Norman Foster
Produced by Sol M. Wurtzel
Written by Philip MacDonald
Norman Foster
Starring Peter Lorre
Cinematography Charles G. Clarke
Edited by Norman Colbert
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release dates
June 1939[1]
Running time
65 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Mr Moto Takes A Vacation (1939) is a Norman Foster-directed entry in the Mr Moto film series, with Lionel Atwill and Joseph Schildkraut and George Huntley, as Archie Featherstone, in supporting roles.

The movie was the seventh filmed in the series.[2] However it was not released until after Mr. Moto in Danger Island.



Iva Stewart, a member of Fox's stock company, was given her first dramatic lead in the film. Lionel Atwill made the movie as the first in a four picture deal with Fox.[3]


  1. ^ Of Local Origin New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 17 June 1939: 17.
  2. ^ Errol Flynn to Essay Up-to-Date Hero Next: Chan World Traveler "Saint" Set to Strike Odlum Opus Optioned Boles Pact on Fire Schallert, Edwin. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 18 July 1938: A15.
  3. ^ SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD: David Niven Is Third Player to Be Dropped From Cast of 'Lady and the Cowboy' Of Local Origin Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES.. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 20 Aug 1938: 19.

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