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Washington Melodrama (1941)

Passed | | Drama | 18 April 1941 (USA)
Calvin Claymore is a wealthy businessman trying to get a bill passed to help the starving children of Europe at the outbreak of World War 2. He meets a dancer at a night club, escorts her ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Calvin Claymore
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Laurie Claymore
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Hal Thorne
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Whitney King (as Dan Dailey Jr.)
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Ronnie Colton
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Mrs. Claymore
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Teddy Carlyle
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Mary Morgan
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Mrs. Harrington
Olaf Hytten ...
Parry
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Donnelly
Cliff Clark ...
Simpson
Hal K. Dawson ...
Logan
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Senator Morton
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Phil Sampson
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Calvin Claymore is a wealthy businessman trying to get a bill passed to help the starving children of Europe at the outbreak of World War 2. He meets a dancer at a night club, escorts her home, but later the girl is found murdered, and Claymore, who was seen leaving her apartment, is accused of her death. After a man's glove is found at the dead girl's apartment, the police start a frantic search for the other glove, and finally the real murderer is unmasked. Written by mikewilson61720@yahoo.com

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The case that was ordered "Hushed UP"...in official Washington, "hottest" city in the world! See more »

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18 April 1941 (USA)  »

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A Luva Perdida  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Although the writing source credit is a play, no production of it has been found. See more »

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Fishing for Suckers
(1941)
Music and Lyrics by Earl K. Brent (as Earl Brent)
Played during the opening credits
Played by the nightclub band and sung and danced by Dan Dailey (uncredited) and Virginia Grey (uncredited)
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Another enjoyable Frank Morgan movie
8 February 2003 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

This is a "nice" movie, typical of the times. If you are a Frank Morgan fan, as I am, you will like this film. Ann Rutherford is great with a Spanish accent. Dan Dailey plays the bad guy, and, as usual, is very convincing. All ends well, as it always does in these "old" movies.


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