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Jim Hanvey, Detective (1937)

Approved  |   |  Mystery  |  5 April 1937 (USA)
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Jim Hanvey is a genial but top-notch detective who has retired to his country home. An insurance company hires him to find a missing emerald so they won't have to pay out the $100,000 for ... See full summary »

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Guy Kibbee ...
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Don Terry
Lucie Kaye ...
Joan Frost
Catherine Doucet ...
Adelaide Frost
Edward Gargan ...
O. R.Smith
Edward Brophy ...
Romo (as Edward S. Brophy)
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Mrs. Tom Ellis
Theodore von Eltz ...
Dunn (as Theodor Von Eltz)
Kenneth Thomson ...
W. B. Elwood
Howard C. Hickman ...
Herbert Frost (as Howard Hickman)
Oscar Apfel ...
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Wade Boteler ...
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Robert Emmett Keane ...
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Sheriff Garrett
Harry Tyler ...
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Jim Hanvey is a genial but top-notch detective who has retired to his country home. An insurance company hires him to find a missing emerald so they won't have to pay out the $100,000 for which the jewel is insured. It doesn't take him long to find the emerald, but he discovers that finding it was the easy part; the difficult part is getting it back to its rightful owner, and he winds up involved in a murder in which an innocent man is framed. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Guy Kibbee, Star!
3 April 2003 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Guy Kibbee gets a rare leading role in this amiable comedy-mystery about some missing emeralds -- not who stole them, but how he's going to return them. Plus the usual murder or two. Kibbee plays his usual amiable buffoon, only sharper-eyed, and the whole thing plays like a travesty of THE THIN MAN.


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