The Homicide Squad

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The Homicide Squad
Directed byGeorge Melford
Edward L. Cahn
Produced byCarl Laemmle, Jr.
Written byJohn Thomas Neville
Charles Logue
Tom Reed
Based onThe Mob
by Henry La Cossitt
StarringLeo Carrillo
Noah Beery, Sr.
Mary Brian
Russell Gleason
George Brent
Walter Percival
CinematographyGeorge Robinson
Edited byHarry W. Lieb
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • September 29, 1931 (1931-09-29)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Homicide Squad is a 1931 American Pre-Code crime film directed by George Melford and Edward L. Cahn and written by John Thomas Neville, Charles Logue and Tom Reed. It is based on a 1928 Henry La Cossitt short story that originally ran in Adventure magazine. The film stars Leo Carrillo, Noah Beery, Sr., Mary Brian, Russell Gleason, George Brent and Walter Percival.[1][2][3] The film was released on September 29, 1931, by Universal Pictures.




  1. ^ "The Homicide Squad". Retrieved 2016-03-10.
  2. ^ "The Homicide Squad (1931) - Overview". Retrieved 2016-03-10.
  3. ^ "The-Homicide-Squad - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes". Retrieved 2016-03-10.

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