Series - Michael Shayne

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1. Michael Shayne: Private Detective (1940)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Mystery, Drama

6.7
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After gumshoe Mike Shayne is hired by a millionaire to keep his daughter away from gambling and gamblers, he becomes involved in the murder of a racetrack tout.

Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Marjorie Weaver, Joan Valerie, Walter Abel

Votes: 303

2. Sleepers West (1941)

74 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Mike Shayne tries to distinguish criminals from red herrings as he escorts a surprise witness via rail to a high profile trial in San Francisco.

Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Lynn Bari, Mary Beth Hughes, Louis Jean Heydt

Votes: 278

3. Dressed to Kill (1941)

Approved | 74 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.5
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Detective Michael Shayne and his girlfriend Joanne are on their way to be married when a scream from a nearby hotel room draws his attention to a pair of theatrical murders.

Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Mary Beth Hughes, Sheila Ryan, William Demarest

Votes: 800

4. Blue, White and Perfect (1942)

Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Detective Michael Shayne boards a Hawaii-bound ocean liner on the trail of stolen industrial diamonds and a Nazi smuggling ring.

Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Mary Beth Hughes, Helene Reynolds, George Reeves

Votes: 215

5. The Man Who Wouldn't Die (1942)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Mystery

6.7
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A private detective gets mixed up with a phony spiritualist racket.

Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Marjorie Weaver, Helene Reynolds, Henry Wilcoxon

Votes: 313

6. Just Off Broadway (1942)

Approved | 65 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.1
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Private detective Michael Shayne (Lloyd Nolan) is serving on the jury trying Lillian Hubbard (Janis Carter) for the murder of Harley Forsythe. A witness with information that could clear ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Marjorie Weaver, Phil Silvers, Janis Carter

Votes: 106

7. Time to Kill (1942)

61 min | Film-Noir, Mystery

7.0
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A private detective is hired to retrieve a valuable antique coin that was stolen from its owner by her son, who used it to pay off a blackmailer. The private eye soon finds himself up to ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Heather Angel, Doris Merrick, Ralph Byrd

Votes: 106

8. Murder Is My Business (1946)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.6
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Private eye tries to find a killer.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Hugh Beaumont, Cheryl Walker, Lyle Talbot, George Meeker

Votes: 24

9. Larceny in Her Heart (1946)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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In the second of the PRC "Michael Shayne" series,civic crusader Burton Stallings hires private detective Michael Shayne to locate the former's missing step-daughter Helen. Shayne discovers ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Hugh Beaumont, Cheryl Walker, Ralph Dunn, Paul Bryar

Votes: 10

10. Blonde for a Day (1946)

Approved | 68 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.9
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A newspaper reporter, "Dilly" Smith (Richard Fraser0 keeps writing articles attacking the police department for its failure to solve a chain of murders, and this nearly leads to the ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Hugh Beaumont, Kathryn Adams, Cy Kendall, Marjorie Hoshelle

Votes: 15

11. Three on a Ticket (1947)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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A private detective, who has been shot, stumbles into the office of Michael Shayne (Hugh Beaumont), and dies before Shayne can question him. Shayne finds a baggage ticket in his hand. He ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Hugh Beaumont, Cheryl Walker, Paul Bryar, Ralph Dunn

Votes: 17

12. Too Many Winners (1947)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Michael Shayne accepts an assignment to investigate a gang of pari-mutual race tickets counterfeiters over the protests of his secretary, Phyllis Hamilton, who wants him to join her on a ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Hugh Beaumont, Trudy Marshall, Ralph Dunn, Claire Carleton

Votes: 20