Mary Roberts Rinehart William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 12-20-18

Why is the “butler did it” a cliche in murder mysteries? Blame Mary Roberts Rinehart because the butler did do it in her 1930s novel The Door.

Mary also is responsible for Batman. Her 1920 Broadway hit The Bat which became a 1926 silent movie is the inspiration for the Caped Crusader.

Melodramas William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 2-7-19
distinctive train whistle that allowed him to be recognized by those living

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