The Bat Whispers is a 1930 American Pre-Code mystery film directed by Roland West, produced by Joseph M. Schenck, and released by United Artists. The film is based on the 1920 mystery play The Bat, written by Avery Hopwood and Mary Roberts Rinehart and previously adapted to film in 1926. Wikipedia
Police captain: (after The Bat has committed a daring crime under the noses of the police) Get me Detective Anderson! No cheap crook is going to make a monkey out of me and get away with it!