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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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
Fay Holden ...
Mrs. Claymore
Virginia Grey ...
Teddy Carlyle
Anne Gwynne ...
Mary Morgan
Sara Haden ...
Mrs. Harrington
Olaf Hytten ...
Parry
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Donnelly
Cliff Clark ...
Simpson
Hal K. Dawson ...
Logan
Thurston Hall ...
Senator Morton
Joseph Crehan ...
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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LOVE SECRETS OF A MILLIONAIRE'S DANGEROUS AGE! (original print media ad - all caps0 See more »

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18 April 1941 (USA)  »

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A Luva Perdida  »

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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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Frank Morgan As The Confused Hero of A Film Noir??
7 February 2003 | by (NY, NY) – See all my reviews

This has some cheery trappings but it's a brutal little movie. Dan Dailey could be a mean villain. He certainly is here.

Frank Morgan is framed, but the real noir heroes -- heroines --are the two pretty dancing girls.

This movie has a lot of bite, despite its having been directed by a workaday director and its starring the generally affable -- always, always likeable Morgan


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